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Old May 29, 12, 7:44 am
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Originally Posted by patrickATX View Post
It is not hard to search google when you hear of such rumors...

http://www.snopes.com/crime/warnings/hotelkey.asp

And yes, it is only a rumor, not fact.


Not everything googled is current but this 2012 article makes sense....

http://brokensecrets.com/2012/02/18/...personal-info/

.....maybe a problem for old card access systems at one time and rumors are still around because crooks used hotel cards to "store" not "collect" sensitive data.
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