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Use of credit card after primary holders death?

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2005-09-14 04:03:08
2005-09-14 04:03:08

If a credit card is used by an individual authorized to use the account and that person was not aware the primary acct holder was deceased when the card was used, the card company will probably include the charges in the final bill submitted to the estate rep. If death was known they will hold the authorised user responsible for the charges. If the user was not authorized and knew about the death of the holder it was fraud and criminal charges should be filed.

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