When one has been restricted or suspended and needs to make a new ebay/paypal account, I know that it needs to be all new information (so as to not get linked), so you'd need to link a new bank account, new mobile etc. But for credit cards, how about just calling my cc company and telling them my cc has been lost/stolen? Then all they will do after a few days of freezing the account is they will close it down, and send me a brand new cc with a new number. I'm not sure if I'm being short-sighted, but isn't this a very simple way to get a brand new cc?? Is it really that simple?