Dear ABC News Fixer: My Credit Card Charges Me an Extra $50 Whenever I Buy Gas. What Gives?

Dear ABC News Fixer: My problem is with credit or debit cards holding money beyond the purchase price for gas. My friends and I have been discussing this practice. If you use a credit card or debit card at a gas station, the card holds an extra $50 until it clears. It's not on the gas receipt, but if you check your account online it shows, for two or three days. Is this practice legal? Can they do it without notifying the consumer that it is happening? - Jesse Rios, Chicago, Ill. Dear...Full Story
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