$4000 + for a burger: Credit Cards gone wild

It seems this is a bad week for banks, and credit and debit card companies. And this is a worldwide phenomenon.

First Uma at indiawriting talks about

The swipe machine doesn’t print out a charge slip the first time, so the woman at the store swipes it again. And again, no charge slip. She swipes it a third time. Nothing. [….continue reading…]

Then Maverick has had it with Citibank

They actually get a customer from a competitor but want to make his life quite difficult! So I ordered my card cancelled. Simple. Must be the shortest time I’ve ever owned a card. No wonder the ‘Citi never sleeps’. Customers must be giving them sleepless nights!!! [….continue reading…]

And this is the mother of all stories……

A quick meal at George Beane’s neighborhood Burger King ended up costing a lot more than he expected when he got the $4,334.33 bill………..

……….Burger King did not charge the Beanes for their meal, and the couple got their $4,334.33 back on Friday. For those three days, those were the most expensive value burgers in history,” Pat Beane said. [….continue reading….]