SSN copy for credit card application

Feb 25, 2019 10 Comments

I applied for a chase credit card and they want me to fax/mail(not email) them a copy of SSN along with id proof. Isn’t it too risky to do that?

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  • Medallia
    Kuzs06

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    Attach a screenshot of it here, we’ll need to take a look at it before we can give you any advice.
    Feb 25, 2019 1
    • Oracle blahbl
      OP
      🤦🏻‍♂️
      Feb 25, 2019
  • Wells Fargo gyut
    Immediately, Put a freeze on your card for next couple of days..just to make sure no fraud happens on your card..
    Feb 25, 2019 1
    • Oracle blahbl
      OP
      I don’t think it’s needed. I read about chase and apparently it’s a common practice for thrm
      Feb 25, 2019
  • Wells Fargo gyut
    That’s weird.. call the customer care and confirm the fax number.. if so fax it if you need the card ... their AI model has tagged you for fraud.. I mean it’s a clear false positive.. you can also give them feedback saying you are not false positive and ask them to update their AI model that tagged you..
    Feb 25, 2019 1
    • Oracle blahbl
      OP
      I’ve already told them the card number over phone. I felt that itself was a stupid thing to fo
      Feb 25, 2019
  • Intel UGeJ58
    Did you make sure to give them your birthday and mother's maiden name?
    Feb 26, 2019 0
  • McAfee McAfeTaken
    That's common. If you are concerned just go to Chase bank and give your SSN doc, they will upload it to your profile instead of mail or fax and it's a faster process as well.
    Feb 25, 2019 0
  • New / Eng sparked
    Yea this isn’t normal...most places have started using the internet for these sorts of forms because it isn’t 2005 anymore
    Feb 25, 2019 0
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