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On a cancelled account, how much time do I have?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Rocklin, Jul 27, 2009.

  1. Rocklin

    Rocklin Guest

    My atm card was used in a fraud scheme and I have to shut it down. With no other card options at this time, we closed our UO account temporarily. My question is, how long do I have to reactivate the account before my keep falls?
  2. ejpeters

    ejpeters Journeyman
    Stratics Veteran

    May 18, 2008
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    Should be 90 days.
  3. Tinsil

    Tinsil Guest

    This was a rare occurrence for me, but one time I had them take a house which I was co-owned to on my other accounts.

    After about 2-3 weeks of closing the account, it was "Owned by OSI".

    This account had no previous marks or any reason for this to happen. It just did.

    So I would be careful about trusting this, since I am speaking from personal experience here.

    Edit: What you can do is buy one of the prepaid gift cards at the store. I know Mastercard and Visa work for sure, and I think American Express does also.
  4. Beer_Cayse

    Beer_Cayse Guest

    Mine was on a list of ones that were hacked a couple years ago. The bank replaced mine within a month and I was off and running again. If your bank is aware of this (I assume so ...) they should not have a problem replacing your card with a totally new PIN.
  5. Littleblue

    Littleblue Seasoned Veteran
    Stratics Veteran

    May 12, 2008
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    Yep, I've lost an ATM/Debit Visa before.

    After letting my bank know, it wasn't but a week, 2 at *most*, before I had a brand new Visa card and PIN. Hopefully, it won't take too long to get your new bank card.

    Getting a prepaid Visa/Mastercard/AMEX like another poster mentioned is a very good idea too! That way, there's no worries. :)

    Forgot something... Hope you get everything straightened out promptly and without too much troubles!
  6. kelmo

    kelmo Old and in the way
    Professional Stratics Veteran Supporter Alumni Stratics Legend Dread Lord

    May 12, 2008
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    Let UO support know.