If you read the title of this post and wondered what journaling has to do with being a victim of fraud, I can attest that it is a very important step in the healing process. Often, victims of crimes blame themselves for what’s happened, and journaling can help victims see they’ve done nothing wrong.
Earlier this month, I was a victim of credit card fraud for the third time this year. This time the fraud happened on my business credit card, which I keep stored in my desk drawer. I was angry and confused as to how this happened. I run my business online, and it’s likely that a site I shop at was hacked and the fraudster gained access to my credit card number.
The previous two instances of fraud, I’m pretty sure I know what triggered it, and I will share this with you so you can avoid falling prey to similar scams. But first, a little reminder about my background so you know where I’m coming from.Read More