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Credit Card Fraud

Nick Wing

Supreme Court Chief Justice Hit By Credit Card Fraud

HuffingtonPost.com | Nick Wing | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

Chief Justice John Roberts is paying Washington D.C.-area establishments in cash this week, after being targeted by credit card fraud. The Washingt...

BillGuard: Grey Charges Equal Legal Fraud

Robert Siciliano | Posted 05.06.2013 | Business
Robert Siciliano

Often a merchant will tack on additional products and services to a legitimate purchase you make, and you "sorta" know about the charge... but not really.

Bateman and McCarthy Elevate Identity Thief

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 04.15.2013 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

McCarthy is the heart of this movie. Somehow she manages to play a completely amoral woman who is as conniving as can be. You know you ought to dislike her intensely but there is some spark in her that touches your heart.

Joe Arpaio Targeted By Credit Card Fraudsters?

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

Not even the nation's self-proclaimed "toughest" lawman is immune to credit card fraud. Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his wife were contacted by a...

U.S. Busts Massive Fake ID Scheme

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2013 | Business

NEW YORK, Feb 5 (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday charged 18 people with fraud for allegedly creating and using thousands of fake identities t...

Thief Allegedly Sends Gifts To Victims

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.09.2013 | Business

One thief with a conscience apparently has a very unique way of saying sorry. Chris and Susie Linford, of Anchorage, Alaska, were shocked when the...

How Credit Card Fraud Saved My Me

Elizabeth Dosoretz | Posted 02.24.2013 | Style
Elizabeth Dosoretz

Skateboards, sneakers, and even electronics will make somebody very happy this Christmas, compliments of my Visa.

Young Adults: Avoid These Privacy Red Flags

Jason Alderman | Posted 01.16.2013 | Money
Jason Alderman

It can be tempting to embellish the truth on your resume or during a job interview, but as recent headlines about disgraced executives being fired have shown, these lies can come back to haunt you.

Customer Wants Slice Of Pizza Shop Owner Who Went Bonkers Over Unpaid Check

Posted 10.18.2012 | Money

A Dallas pizzeria owner who beat a customer with a metal pipe and forced him to strip after he suspected the man of credit card fraud two years ago is...

Frontal Assault on the Big Banks?

Mike Lux | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

While I would have preferred the first legal action taken by the securities fraud task force to have involved a perp walk, the strategy N.Y. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is pursuing is an interesting one that has some promise.

Couple Of Thieves: Man And Wife Duo Plead Guilty To Largest Identity Theft Case In U.S. History

The Huffington Post | Allie Compton | Posted 02.13.2014 | Money

It has been called the largest and most sophisticated identity theft case ever seen in the U.S., according to Queens (N.Y.) District Attorney Richard ...

How To Recover From Credit Card Fraud

Bankrate | Posted 10.03.2012 | Money

No one wants to find a credit card missing from his or her wallet or discover an odd charge on a monthly billing statement. But credit card loss, thef...

Woman Orders Pizza, Gets Arrested

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 07.19.2012 | Money

A Louisville, Ky. woman ordered a pizza and got arrested. India Sanchez Hidalgo, 23, placed an order for a Papa John's pie, using what was apparent...

Catherine New

Should You Freak Out About A Stolen Credit Card Number?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 02.13.2014 | Money

There is some likelihood that your credit card number is for sale in a dark corner of the Internet. The selling price? As little as $3.50 per number. ...

Woman Reports Credit Card Fraud, Then Is Accused By Police

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.10.2012 | Business

Imagine calling the police to report a crime, only to have them turnaround and accuse you. That's what happened to Audrey Grisham of Bountiful, Ut...

4 Steps to Follow When Your Credit Card Is Compromised

Christopher Burgess | Posted 04.18.2012 | Money
Christopher Burgess

Given a "third party" lost my PCI data, and caused a cascade of events and expenses for others, that there had to be an equitable way to pass through the cost and expenses to the party responsible for the events.

Credit Card Breach: It Can Happen to Anyone, Do You Know What to Do?

Adrian Nazari | Posted 06.06.2012 | Money
Adrian Nazari

Thieves are smart and may lay low and wait months, or even years before using the data they've stolen, and could hit you when you least expect it.

Who Are the Lowest of the Low?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 04.10.2012 | Education
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

It is bad enough that some 100,000 or more veterans are homeless every night or care for the wounded is insufficient, but those are the result of neglect, not intentional harm. The education scam has become so profitable that it is now a major investment for respected companies.

Credit Card Stolen? Here's What You Do

Jason Alderman | Posted 02.21.2012 | Business
Jason Alderman

It's always good to know what to do in case lightening does strike and someone fraudulently uses your card. Left unchecked, they might try to run up bills, drain your checking account or worse -- steal your identity.

Steakhouse Waiters From City's Top Restaurants Arrested For $1 Million Credit Card Fraud

Posted 11.18.2011 | New York

Waiters and other restaurant employees from some of the city's top steakhouses, including Smith and Wollensky and Wolfgang's, have been arrested for a...

Credit Cards With Chips: Are the Urban Legends True?

Curtis Arnold | Posted 01.03.2012 | Business
Curtis Arnold

It's no surprise that urban legends and myths have proliferated about the new EMV chip credit cards. Here are a few of the most common, along with our opinion as to their veracity.

Your Next Credit Card May Change the Way You Shop

Curtis Arnold | Posted 01.02.2012 | Business
Curtis Arnold

For the past few years, Europe has been the testing ground for new credit card technology that could eventually render your current credit card obsolete.

Gerry Smith

Identity Theft Bust Exposes Need For 'Smart' Credit Cards

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 12.10.2011 | Technology

When authorities announced Friday that they had charged more than 100 people in a massive identity fraud operation, they did not just blame the allege...

Gerry Smith

Mobile Wallets Present New Set of Security and Privacy Questions

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.20.2011 | Technology

It is billed as the future of commerce: swiping a smartphone at the checkout counter instead of a credit card. On Monday, Google made its foray in...

3 Credit Card Marketing Phrases That Don't Mean Anything

Tim Chen | Posted 11.02.2011 | Business
Tim Chen

It's true: the credit card advertised will cover you in case of fraud. But it's not necessarily out of the goodness of the issuers' hearts.