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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1710 on: January 29, 2019, 10:00:41 AM »
I wonder what percentage of frum Jews believe a frum Jew would never steal

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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1711 on: January 29, 2019, 10:04:40 AM »
I wonder what percentage of frum Jews believe a frum Jew would never steal

All. If he steals hes not really Jewish. No true Scotsman.

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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1712 on: January 29, 2019, 10:13:47 AM »
I actually got a call from a friend yesterday who's BIL is one of the victims asking me if I know how deal with the banks.
I missed something in the thread. Was this a buying group? Or something different?  Why did they take down the article?

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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1713 on: January 29, 2019, 10:17:19 AM »
-1 thats ribbis just the same . you cant just say that youre intentions are different and it changes the facts
I guess call my Ruv and tell him -1
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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1714 on: January 29, 2019, 10:18:56 AM »
I guess call my Ruv and tell him -1
It's not simple, each case could be different. Might depend on the relationship between the parties among other things.

Anyway, prob doesn't belong in this thread.

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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1715 on: January 29, 2019, 10:21:38 AM »
Why does every topic need to turn into a Halachic discussion?

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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1716 on: January 29, 2019, 10:31:22 AM »
Because that's how we live our lives. Bechol Derochecho Dai'aiyu.

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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1717 on: January 29, 2019, 11:07:14 AM »
Why does every topic need to turn into a Halachic discussion?
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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1718 on: January 29, 2019, 12:29:47 PM »
Why does every topic need to turn into a Halachic discussion?
Do you keep to your username?
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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1719 on: January 29, 2019, 01:33:09 PM »
I'm not a Rav, but I had a similar situation where someone used my cards and incurred interest (and was willing to pay the interest) but my Rav said he can only pay me for what he swiped, not any interest. I'm saying this as a PSA, even when you trust each other 100%, watch out for interest cuz u can be on the hook for it.
IF people doing this would be aware of the ribis issues involved, and would have gone to a Rov that understands hilchos ribbis as well as business, I would guess that many people would be saved from the bad outcomes.

Maybe our communities need to raise awareness about Ribis and what can and cannot be done with a heter Iska. And that according to many opinions a heter Iska is invalid if there's no way for the lender/investor to lose money.
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1720 on: January 29, 2019, 02:59:25 PM »
http://crownheights.info/crown-heights-news/631045/dozens-burned-in-swipes-for-points-scheme/?fbclid=IwAR1izq7OAVavnggu4YR-wc5z9Mwhd8oWn2E6cX9_cMbc9wL9skXALYyN1Rc

Can anyone tell me in a what this article was about? I understand they removed it to protect victims but I would like to know what happened.

TIA

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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1721 on: January 29, 2019, 04:30:03 PM »
Can anyone tell me in a what this article was about? I understand they removed it to protect victims but I would like to know what happened.

TIA

Try this;

http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:i8C4tmFvZCIJ:crownheights.info/crown-heights-news/631045/dozens-burned-in-swipes-for-points-scheme/+&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us


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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1723 on: January 29, 2019, 05:02:52 PM »
Damn smells like a NSA job, it's gone!

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Re: PSA: Don't swipe recklessly for others
« Reply #1724 on: January 29, 2019, 05:14:15 PM »
Damn smells like a NSA job, it's gone!
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