Dirty talk online no credit card
Or maybe you did and you hoped to fly under the radar?Here’s how the scam works, and mind you it is especially effective on BART, where you don’t have fare inspectors or conductors to check your Clipper card and catch you.Let’s take Civic Center to the San Francisco Airport, a trip I made over the weekend to see if the scam worked as a Streetsblog tipster had suggested.I bought two cards at the vending machine, paying in cash.Beyond that, the agency had not finished evaluating the potential for this type of fraud.Goodwin said the “ability to go negative is a standard feature in most smart-card programs” and he said he believed that “north of 95 percent are using the card correctly.” “We designed the system based on an expectation that the vast majority of our customers are honest,” he added.Though MTC has no current plans to reprogram the software to eliminate the ability to go into debt on the card, Goodwin said there were numerous options at their disposal if they thought there was widespread abuse, including lowering the card’s debt balance or charging a small amount for each card.BART’s spokesperson Linton Johnson said his agency knew of the scam, calling it “Clipper’s dirty little secret,” but he declined to provide further comment on the matter.
And the introduction of new electronic chip technology in the U. Taking credit card payments requires that you sign an agreement to uphold the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards, commonly known as PCI requirements.Of all the ways you can use your Clipper smart card for payment on transit agencies throughout the Bay Area, you probably didn’t realize you could use it like a credit card, spending up to more than the value on the card.And you probably didn’t realize it’s set up with the perverse economic incentive to game the system, whereby you can scam distance-based fare operators like BART out of most of the cost of your trip.It's never been easier for nonprofits to accept credit card payments.Whether you're receiving donations over the phone; processing on-site registration fees at your next conference; or ringing up purchases at a booth, gift shop, or craft fair, there are a number of ways to accept credit cards as payment.
Radulovich said he had tried to get BART staff and MTC to retrofit BART’s Add-Fare machines in its stations to accommodate Clipper, but MTC was reluctant, preferring to rely on retail outlets like Walgreens to fulfill that role.