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Old 10-04-2012, 02:35 PM   #64
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Originally Posted by yousharenow View Post

I'm asking them to abide by an agreement they signed when they decided to accept cards.

If telling the merchant I work for VISA and they should review their merchant agreement is criminal, show me the law.
No, the impersonation to obtain a benefit. Fraud

I don't care about the merchant agreement, its claiming to have authority from Visa or newspaper, etc.

In the United States, common law recognizes nine elements constituting fraud:[8][9]
a representation of an existing fact;
its materiality;
its falsity;
the speaker's knowledge of its falsity;
the speaker's intent that it shall be acted upon by the plaintiff;
the plaintiff's ignorance of its falsity;
the plaintiff's reliance on the truth of the representation;
the plaintiff's right to rely upon it; and
consequent damages suffered by the plaintiff.

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