My wife woke up this morning to a call from our MasterCard (Chase Bank - lovely people), calling to confirm recent activity. I thought that was odd, but I have made several large purchases recently - plane tickets to Boca, two Axims and a server from a local computer store.
Anyway, the item that stuck out to them was a $367 charge to "Home Shopping Network." Come to find out, HSN had called our bank to confirm the account, shipping to a Scott Stevens in Alabama (huh?). Needless to say, we are not Scott Stevens nor did we buy anything on HSN for Scott Stevens (much less buy anything on HSN, period
Couple of things to take away from this: