Skimmer Complaints in Tarrant CountyThis map shows gas stations with skimmer complaints in Tarrant County made to the Texas Agriculture Department between Jan. 1, 2017 and July 16. Markers colored in red indicate multiple complaints. Click on markers for more details. … [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
Margaret’s debit card information showed that it was used to purchase a shovel from Walmart on August 29. A pizza delivery driver said they brought an order to the residence on September 1, where the defendant paid with a card (Margaret’s). Another driver brought an order on September 2. This time Matos paid in cash, said the affidavit. This second person caught a bad smell from the location. … [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