Crooks swipe PayPal chief Marcus's card data for shopping spree
11 February 2014 | 6459 views | 8
PayPal president David Marcus has fallen foul of crooks who swiped the details of his EMV card and used the information to go on a shopping spree.
Ever the company man, Marcus took to Twitter to share his misfortune and tell the world that such a thing would never have happened if PayPal were accepted on the high street:
With the debate over EMV raging in the US thanks to the Target data breach, Marcus's decision to highlight the fact that his card had a chip drew complaints on Twitter, prompting a clarification: