Look, truth be told there’s a fair bit to this story involving some serious organisation and a shockingly large spate of credit theft and fraud. But the bottom line to it all is this:
“The message to customers is to only purchase Myki cards through authorised outlets such as a retailer or at train stations, or you will be wasting money.”
‘Course buying a black market Myki off a dodgy bloke is still the only way to actually buy a ticket on a tram. But that’s another story for another day.