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Old Apr 5, 17, 8:42 pm
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Originally Posted by antonius66 View Post
I have bought thousands in Hyatt gc and never had an issue, but I would never buy them from a reseller like cardcash. In general those places are ripe for crooks who will use the card after you buy it. Those places are really only good for cards that you are about to use instantly.
Reseller is not the problem. As documented in this thread, the problem even affect gift cards from Hyatt itself. Their gift card numbering scheme is weak and compromised thus they are now introducing a new numbering scheme with more digits.
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