“Most people don’t complain about possibly getting skimmed until long after they pump gas and they see something suspicious on a bank statement,” said Mark Loeffler, a department spokesman. “A number of things can happen between (the) complaint and TDA looking for the skimmer.” … [Read more...] about Thieves are siphoning credit card and debit data. Here’s how to spot their skimmers.
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Heightened Overdraft RulesAmong the New Regulation’s more controversial provisions is its expansion of Regulation Z’s credit card rules to cover any prepaid account products that allow users to overdraw or otherwise spend a greater amount than is actually in the account. Issuers offering these products, called “hybrid prepaid credit cards,” must implement special underwriting procedures, issue detailed periodic statements and comply with limitations on overdraft and late fees, as well as the timeframe within which such fees may be charged. Moreover, the New Regulation prohibits issuers from taking funds loaded onto a prepaid account to repay any outstanding debt to the issuer without the customer’s written consent. … [Read more...] about Prepaid Banking Products To Be Regulated Like Credit Cards
Kaplan told CNET that the fact that raw credit card data was viewable in the HTML source of its pages was overlooked in testing months ago. The data was subsequently removed but continued to show up in the Google cache, Kaplan said. He said four users’ credit card numbers were found in a Google search, and Blippy is attempting to contact them. Blippy is investigating whether more users could be affected. … [Read more...] about Security Glitch Results in Posting of Blippy User Credit Card Numbers Online
Willkie conducted an internal review after Ravelo’s arrest and found emails raising questions about her discussions with a long-time friend, Gary Friedman, who is among the lawyers representing the plaintiffs in two credit-card class actions involving swipe fees, report the New York Law Journal (sub. req.) and Reuters’ Alison Frankel blog. Ravelo was among the lawyers representing defendant MasterCard International in one of the cases, but she wasn’t part of the second suit. … [Read more...] about Former Willkie partner accused of defrauding her firm faces scrutiny in credit-card cases
Under Assembly Bill 1102, Patterson proposes giving more power to businesses that partner with the DMV. He wants companies like AAA, for example, to be allowed to provide services that are now only offered at the DMV. “The more choices people have, the more they can manage their requirements with the DMV on their own time and terms,” he said. … [Read more...] about Credit cards, payment plans, shorter lines: California lawmakers move to fix DMV