Had a bit of excitement over the weekend, when I was notified that my credit card was being used in San Francisco to take Lyft trips. Normally not a concern, except that I have not been to San Francisco in many years. From what I can tell, during our recent trip to Disney World, our card got skimmed, and it then became active in California.
Overall, not a big hassle – the card company of course immediately cancelled the card, and is clearing the charges – but it did cause a bit of challenge since that is the same card I was using for my routine auto-pay bills. With the change of cards, and a 3 day lag before the replacement arrived, I had to scramble a bit to cover various bill deadlines.
As always, it pays to watch your finances and keep track of your activity. Otherwise, this could have been a lot more damaging and disruptive.