Introduction

This guide will tell you how to prevent somebody to steel your money and/or identity when your credit or debit card expired or is replaced.

Note this can NOT be undone

Take a magnet and swipe it over the magnetic strip minimum 10 times. Take something sharp and make hole where the chip was.
  • Take a magnet and swipe it over the magnetic strip minimum 10 times.

  • Take something sharp and make hole where the chip was.

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Use a pair of scissors and cut the card into thin strips. See the photo. It is not recommended to have the strips thicker then 2mm.
  • Use a pair of scissors and cut the card into thin strips.

  • See the photo.

  • It is not recommended to have the strips thicker then 2mm.

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The distance you see in the blue circle is not recommended to be more then 2mm. Cut the card into many small parts as seen on the photo.
  • The distance you see in the blue circle is not recommended to be more then 2mm.

  • Cut the card into many small parts as seen on the photo.

  • It is recommended to have a box/tin to prevent the parts to fly anywhere.

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Look on the floor and on the table and see if you lost some parts of the card
  • Look on the floor and on the table and see if you lost some parts of the card

  • If you found some, cut them also.

  • See previous steps.

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  • Take some parts in the trash at home and some other an other place, eg work, public area, etc.

  • Recomanded min 2 places

    • Taking it to the neighbor will not increase security a lot.

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Truls Zhong Konstali

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You didn't mention how to destroy the chip. You need to destroy the chip also. Otherwise this method is very good (excellent if it wasn't a chip card.)

thealy449 - Reply

Would've been easier to burnt the CC to ashes . Now that's one and only one way that you will keep it from falling in to the anyone's scam, fraud...

Hiram Pabon - Reply

Please correct some typo but yes you got the

Hiram Pabon - Reply

Now for anything that has 2 do w/a/pc's smartphone has a has a has a.

Hiram Pabon - Reply

Rabitts take the hard drive and burnt it to a crispy ashes.

Hiram Pabon - Reply

Fire destroyed anything

Hiram Pabon - Reply

Destroys anything

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