Most fraud on stolen cards takes place in retailers before the cardholder has reported the loss.
About two-thirds of us have credit cards, and the average cardholder spends £350 a month on their two or more cards.
These are produced when the genuine data in the magnetic strip on one card is electronically copied without the legitimate cardholder 's knowledge.
I am the primary cardholder , but she had the cards.
Since we're busy accruing miles on her frequent-flier account, my wife is the primary cardholder .
Payments made using a credit or debit card when the cardholder is not present are not affected by Chip and PIN and therefore are exempt from the liability shift.
The average cardholder has more than seven credit cards.
It will act as a debit card, with cardholders placing money in their account that can be accessed to make purchases over the internet or to buy goods overseas.
The amount of money owed by cardholders on their credit cards has more than doubled in the last four years.
Some credit-card firms have started charging upfront fees to cardholders who wish to transfer balances from other cards.