Credit Card company issues card on torn-up application

Rob Cockerham has been conducting fun experiments for years on his site, and I’ve linked to more that a few that were great. Here’s one that’s great and disturbing at the same time…
Rob wondered if a credit card company would accept an application that had been torn up into tiny pieces, and also issued to a different address than where the app had been sent. Of course you would hope that they would balk at that — but nope. They issued him a card. Read the whole experiment; it’s worth the information.
I’m glad I bought that pricy, sturdy cross-cut shredder now. I killed two cheap shredders I had previously, so I finally ponied up the money for a real one.

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