‘It happens every day. A person’s credit card is stolen, and the thief goes on a shopping spree.
Stores are supposed to check your ID and signature, but WECT News 6 found out it doesn’t always happen. With a credit card that reads “Brian Sasser” on the front and “Ask for ID” on the back, not too many stores checked either.
The first stop was Williams Sonoma, a home goods store in Wilmington. The cashier let a News 6 reporter purchase a $60 crÃ¨me brule set, and never asked for ID.
At Linens and Things the cashier asked for ID, but even after she was told it wasn’t the reporter’s, she still rang up the merchandise. All it took was telling the cashier that the card was a boyfriend’s.’
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