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Perhaps Spreckley is the victim of fraud unrelated to the security breach through the PlayStation Network; admittedly, there's no proof to prove otherwise. The timing of the fraud is the only indicator that it might be related.
OCN need a sensationalism sub-forum.

EDIT: Ops, one out of the 30 posts above me realized this already.
    
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Unless a bunch more people from all over the world start popping up with credit card fraud who own PS3's also, I'm considering this incident as just coincidence. There are countless other ways his credit card info could have gotten stolen.
I agree with this. It's highly unlikely that the first guy to encounter "PS3-related identity theft" just happens to have a credit card which was only used on the PlayStation Network (and is therefore proof against theft from another site). There are a lot more data points needed before any conclusions can be inferred.

Going back to the links in the OP, I have a question: Didn't Sony make mention that it never asked for CVV info, and thus had none to store? I thought it was weird that they'd brag about not using a security feature; but if they didn't actually use it, then the CVV info allegedly being sold is either fake or originates from a source other than PSN.
    
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post #33 of 41
I stopped using my PSN account a long time ago, but thankfully I used to buy those pre-paid cards, and any added credit info is expired by now.
If it is the start of something, oh well. hopefully it is just coincidence. only time will tell
    
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ah dont u love it when ur credit card expires and your bank issues u a diff one with totally diff number/cvv
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err, no, sorry guys, more like:

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OCN need a sensationalism sub-forum.

EDIT: Ops, one out of the 30 posts above me realized this already.
funny what happens when you read the article and use common sense as opposed to being a lemming and letting a catchy title in the rumor section determine your opinion.

your opinion of course needs to be shoved in every bodies face and paraded around like fact because you think you know more than everyone else.

sigh, this generation will some day be in charge.
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Definitely just a coincidence I rekon, A friend of mine just had her CC used by some fraudster yesterday, and she is not on PSN nor even owns a ps3.
 
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Solid proof PSN credit cards are being used for fraud:

http://arstechnica.com/gaming/news/2...blame-sony.ars
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Solid proof PSN credit cards are being used for fraud:

http://arstechnica.com/gaming/news/2...blame-sony.ars
I don't see any "solid proof" in that article. Instead, I see the author using phrases like "We may be dealing with a coincidence in timing" and "It's still possible that this story simply caused people to take a look at their finances and find unrelated issues".

There's nothing in this ARS article that constitutes proof, one way or the other.
    
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Out of 77million account what are the chances a few people will be victim of fraud, these people are just using it as an excuse to blame someone for being dumb with their credit card info.

CorkyFan go hate on some other forum.
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