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News Tagged - 'fraud'

How Banks & Credit Card Companies Verify Identity Online


It’s fascinating to realize every time we apply for a credit card or bank account online, the technology provides for answers within seconds. Ever wonder how they do that?

FTC Warns of Prepaid Card Scams

May 23, 2013

There’s yet another way scammers are looking to assist you in parting ways with your money. This time, it involves prepaid debit cards. The FTC lays out new rules and needs your comments.

The Role Your Bank Plays in Protecting Your Finances

April 30, 2013

It’s frustrating, but your bank may be trying to help you by declining some credit card charges. Here’s what to do to make it easier.

New Service Detects Child Identity Theft

April 23, 2013

Child identity theft is on the rise. One company is now offering a free service for parents to protect their little ones.

Why Did Schnucks Hide Massive Breach?

April 16, 2013

Schnucks Supermarket knew about a massive credit card breach at its stores but it still continued accepting debit and credit cards from its customers instead of putting protective mechanisms in place.

Problems Continue for SAC, Senior Employees

April 2, 2013

Things continue to worsen for SAC Capital Advisors as Michael Steinberg was greeted by the FBI and handcuffs when he answered his door last week.

Court Sides with Miss. Bank

March 26, 2013

After several years and legal appeals, a Mississippi bank has won a court case that includes a ruling that it doesn’t have to cover a $440,000 loss due to wire fraud.

National Consumer Protection Week

March 5, 2013

It’s the 15th Annual National Consumer Protection Week. Here’s where to find resources for credit cards, banks and other financial products.