The Old Swipe Swindle

Do you like to raise hell against retail stupidity and injustice? Good. Here’s one for you. According to Consumerist, stores that ask for a minimum purchase to swipe your credit card, are most likely violating their merchant agreement.
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About David Burn

Native Nebraskan in the Pacific Northwest. Chief Storyteller at Bonehook, a guide service and bait shop for brands. Co-founder and editor of AdPulp. Contributor to The Content Strategist. Doer of the things written about herein.

  • http://www.tradingtoday.com/chase-credit-cards Chase Credit Cards

    That’s funny, it’s so widely accepted that there may be a minimum purchase when using a credit card. I don’t think anyone even suspected that there was something wrong with that. Is it just Visa, or others as well?

  • http://www.consumerist.com Ben Popken

    All credit cards.