Some people have been lead to believe that giving out your credit card number for identity purposes is an acceptable practice. Allowing your credit cards to be used for identification purposes is a mistake.   Con artists with access to your credit card number and expiration date may make unauthorized charges against your account.   However, there is usually no problem in using your credit card to place catalog orders, make hotel reservations, or make other types of purchases from familiar, established businesses. AM 1180 Chattooga County Radio will continue our series on consumer’s rights in Georgia here on the web and during local news on the air.