Some iPhone X Orders Were Canceled Due to “Fraudulent Charges”
The iPhone X frenzy continues now that Apple is getting ready to start shipping the device to customers across the world, but problems keep being reported by those who pre-ordered the new model on October 27 at midnight.
A number of Apple customers took to reddit to complain that their pre-orders were canceled after their banks blocked the payment for a new iPhone X due to what they considered to be “fraudulent charges.”
This made Apple unable to complete the payment for the ordered iPhone X and, naturally, the order itself got canceled completely – this could be one of the reasons shipment times are increasing for some customers, though it’s not yet clear how widespread the problem actually is.
While protection against fraudulent charges helps protect accounts from hacks, it could also block payments for more expensive goods, as it’s the case of the iPhone X, unless the bank is… (read more)