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Google Wallet Prepaid Cards are Back, Re-Provisioning of Cards has been Fixed

After temporarily disabling prepaid cards in Google Wallet, Google has now restored access to them after fixing an issue that allowed them to be re-provisioned. As many of you know, Wallet has taken a beating from the press over the last week, so the least we can do is tip our hats to the team for releasing such a quick fix.

Here is the note that they issued last night:

Update [February 14, 2012 / 8:30 pm PST]:

Yesterday afternoon, we restored the ability to issue new prepaid cards to the Wallet. In addition, we issued a fix that prevents an existing prepaid card from being re-provisioned to another user. While we’re not aware of any abuse of prepaid cards or the Wallet PIN resulting from these recent reports, we took this step as a precaution to ensure the security of our Wallet customers. If you are unable to access your previous prepaid card balance for any reason, please contact our toll-free support for assistance.

Now, head to your local American Eagle and fill up your wardrobe with eagle decal t-shirts. No? Maybe just a cup of coffee somewhere that accepts PayPass then?

Via:  Google Commerce

Cheers Jigga_Z!

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