The Dumbest Things People Ever Tried To Pay For By Credit Card
Business Insider - almost 5 years
If your assumption is that a vice president of NBC Universal would have the foresight not to charge his top-shelf prostitute to his credit card, then you clearly do not understand America. These days, we Americans use our credit cards like all-access passes to the sin bin. For the sake of a quick fix – whatever the vice – we trick ourselves into forgetting that every purchase we make is recorded by our credit issuer, and nearly everybody, from crackheads to corporate executives, is guilty. Here’s a look at some of the absolute dumbest credit card purchases of all time.
CEOs, bankers use company cards for prostitutes.
When Kristin Davis, the infamous “Manhattan Madam,” was arrested for running one of the city’s largest and most expensive escort services in 2009, it wasn’t hard for police to find out who exactly had been stopping by. As it turned out, many of Davis’s clients – including a vice president at NBC Universal, the owner of a major league baseball team and the CEO of one
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