Credit Cards News for March, 2011

Egg card disappearing

After a sometimes troubled existence, the Egg credit card finally closed its doors to new customers yesterday. Both the Egg card and Egg Money World MasterCard pulled up the ladder on new business as a result of the sale of the customer base by Citigroup to Barclaycard. In it’s the day the Egg card was […]

31st March 2011

The First 2012 Olympic Ticket Scam

As tickets go on sale today for the 2012 London Olympics many must be wondering why there hasn’t been more of a public outcry over the slightly discriminatory sponsorship deal the London 2012 Organisers have done with credit card processing house VISA. The arrangement, which was labelled as the first big Olympic ticket scam well […]

15th March 2011

March Credit Card Surcharge Update

Consumer Action Groups and Government Watchdogs continue to delve deeper into the ‘can of worms’ that is the world of credit card surcharging. We announced in February that the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) will be receiving a super-compliant over the practice from Which? on 7th of March. The Isle of Man Office of Fair […]

2nd March 2011
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