Yet another reason not to use credit cards.

You may be carrying a contactless credit card right now even if you haven't asked for one and to protect it, you are advised to wrap it in foil. After use, you must remember to wrap it up carefully, hoping the foil doesn't tear. Of course, your card is still vulnerable when you unwrap it. You won't find out if your personal details have been stolen (unless the thieves are greedy by attempting to buy a large ticket item) until you get your credit card statement - and then there is all that hassle.....


We say: use lovely, untraceable CASH!  For full article see archive under Financial Institutes and Insurance.