“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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Tech giants are in a privileged position where they control so much of our lives, and consumers expect them to be responsible. But the elite of Silicon Valley can be slow to respond to public concern. … [Read more...] about How crooks are using a legal app to steal your bank card details in under one SECOND
The 4-year-old’s whereabouts weren’t known at the time the investigation started, so this sparked an AMBER Alert. Authorities traced Matos to a Greyhound bus terminal in Tampa on September 5. There, they spoke to security guard Lamont Marshall, who told them the defendant asked about the “first bus out of here.” Marshall gave him the scheduled time of departure, and directed Matos to a nearby hotel. That’s where deputies discovered him with the son. … [Read more...] about WATCH LIVE: Opening Statements in Adam Matos Quadruple Murder Trial Day 1
During the 2013 holiday season, Neiman Marcus, like many other retailers, discovered that its payment card systems had been compromised and customers’ credit and debit card information was potentially stolen. The rush to the courthouse began, and multiple class action lawsuits were filed and later consolidated in the Northern District of Illinois under the caption Remijas v. The Neiman Marcus Group, LLC, Case No. 14-cv-1735. Alleged damages included, among others, unauthorized charges on credit and debit cards, the risk of future fraudulent charges and greater susceptibility to identity theft. … [Read more...] about Seventh Circuit Holds That Risk of Future Fraudulent Charge on Credit Card Sufficient to Withstand Motion to Dismiss
As a first step, the CFPB could require collectors to use a standard form letter with language that consumers can understand, Detweiler says. The agency could also rein in reckless debt buyers and collect data about complaints against debt collectors. Finally, the CFPB should create a do-not-call list so that consumers who believe they have no debt can stop being harassed, Detweiler says. And for debt collectors who have a valid reasons for calling? Try using U.S. mail, says Detweiler. … [Read more...] about “Dear CFPB” wish lists urge action on mortgages, payday loans, prepaid cards