Take your receipt

Real Estate Agent with Weichert Realtors Appleseed Group, 2043 Richmond Ave. S.I.N.Y. 10314. office phone 718-698-9797, Appleseedhomes.com -

Ever notice that when you give your credit card to the gas attendant, he sometimes puts it back in but not all the way.  Why does he do that?  Any guesses?  I'm thinking that if you forget to ask him for it, he just might put it in the pump when someone askes for gas and pays cash.  He keeps the cash, puts the charge on your card, and who knowes nothing?  Am I way off base here or has that happened to you?  Ever get your bill and notice two charges in the same day on the same station?  Just wondering.

Comments (4)

Anthony Stokes-Pereira
Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty - Nanuet, NY

Hi Kenneth;

In toady's world you cannot trust anyone. It happened to me once.


Jun 23, 2008 02:16 PM
Highland Beach Condos David Serle
RE/MAX Services - Highland Beach, FL
Boca Raton Agent David Serle

I am sure it happens, but I still would like to believe and trust people.  If you start worrying about pennies that is what you will end up with.

Jun 23, 2008 02:31 PM
TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

Good morning Kenneth... I have not been charged twice for a purchase as of yet. I do watch my statements every month just to make sure.

Jun 23, 2008 08:39 PM
Pam Dent
Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc. - Charlottesville, VA
REALTOR® - Charlottesville Virginia Homes / Horse

Hi Kenneth - I won't happen in Virginia.  We haven't had gas attendents for years.  Its all pump your own.  I remember when I was much younger when we had attendants who actually pumped your gas, chaecked the oil and washed your windshield.  There was actually service at the service station.  And they all had mechanics too.  Oh for the good old days when gas was under a dollar a gallon too.

Jul 15, 2008 12:51 PM

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