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Anonymous gift card for online use - suggestions?

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Chat' started by BreakEven, Apr 7, 2015.

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  1. BreakEven

    BreakEven Low-Roller

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    Tried a web search, but the top hits all appeared to be many years old. Maybe that's a sign that it's not possible anymore, but I figured I'd ask.

    There are several online sites that I want to donate to, but I don't necessarily want them having my personal info.

    I'd prefer if my CC company didn't know about the transaction either, but I'd rather the info stay with them (until they get hacked) rather than give my personal info directly to some sketchy site.

    Note: NOT illegal, NOT porn. Definitely not illegal porn. If "the man" wants to track me down via my IP or email address or something, nothing to hide.

    Any suggestions?
     
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  2. SH0CK

    SH0CK Stylin' and Profilin' Quasi Tech Admin

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    Buy a Visa, MasterCard, or Amex gift card just about anywhere and eat the fees they charge to buy the cards. There are some you can load up to $500 or more onto the card to use.
     
  3. Snidely

    Snidely VIP Whale

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    You could send the cash to me and I'll forward it on to the proper channels.

    You could establish a paypal account. Your cc will know where the money went but the recipient won't know you other than an email address.
     
  4. BreakEven

    BreakEven Low-Roller

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    Cards from different vendors seem to have different requirements. Per the older reviews, a "Vanilla Visa" card seems to be the best option.
    Nice of you Snidely, but I'll pass. As far as paypal, I believe that also requires sending at LEAST my name, possibly other info. I recall using that for a donation to another website and I was very surprised at how not anonymous it was.
     
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  5. Auggie

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    I think you are putting too much thought in to it and as SH0CK is saying: just go buy a gift credit card and use that. Pretty much everybody sells them nowadays and they are anonymous for you to use.
     
  6. leo21

    leo21 VIP Whale

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    Is there a way to mail a gift card in? That would be the most anonymous way to do it. Vanillia Visa can be used online but not everyone accepts them as a payment method.
     
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