Using someone else’s credit card online is identify theft. There’s not a lot you can do – except prevent it. by Leo A. Notenboom https://askleo.com/2879 #askleo #identity-theft Related Posts I’ve had my credit card compromised three times; how do I prevent this from happening again? - There are some practices to help you avoid having your credit card compromised; but most card theft is typically out of our control. What Recourse Do I Have If Someone Used My Credit Card Online? - Using someone else's credit card online illegally is identity theft. There's not a lot you can do -- except prevent it. Should I provide my credit card to sites that are free? - Free services should not ask for a credit card. While this could be a scam, there are some legitimate reasons why a site may ask for a credit card number. How do I prevent Hotmail from locking me out when I travel overseas? - A sudden change in location in accessing your account could mean that someone other than you has logged in. So Hotmail has added some extra security.