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Credit Card Theft

Trump Hotels Covered Up A Massive Credit Card Theft. Then They Let It Happen Again.

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.25.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s luxury hotel company agreed Friday to pay a $50,000 settlement and beef up its securit...

Here's Why Your Credit Card Keeps Getting Hacked

Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.06.2016 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

My credit card information was just stolen -- again. This is the fifth time in the past three years, which, if polling my Facebook friends is any indication, is about par for the course. It happens to everyone, it seems, about once every nine months.

9 States With The Most Identity Theft Complaints

24/7 Wall St. | Thomas C. Frohlich & Mark Lieberman | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business

Oh, Florida.

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.

Bank Card Skimmers Steal Millions

San Bernardino County Sun, Calif. | Josh Dulaney | Posted 02.13.2014 | Los Angeles

Swipe. Tap. Pray. Criminals might have their eyes on your bank card. In 2011, roughly 11.6 million adults -- 1 out of every 20 -- in the U.S. were vi...

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.

WATCH: Incredible Clairvoyant Reveals 'Trick'

The Huffington Post | Allie Compton | Posted 02.13.2014 | Technology

This clairvoyant can meet you for the first time and know an uncomfortable amount of information about your life — but that's because you've already...

Things To Look Out For While Online Shopping, From Trae Bodge (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | Home

Are you at risk for credit card theft when you shop online? I was joined by Trae Bodge, Senior Writer for The RetailMeNot Insider, who told me what to...

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...

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.

Underground Forums Selling Stolen Credit Cards

Robert Siciliano | Posted 04.28.2012 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

"Carders" are the people who buy, sell, and trade stolen credit card data online. They rely on a variety of techniques to obtain it.

What One Woman Did For A Louis Vuitton Purse

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.27.2012 | Los Angeles

Some people in SoCal just can't live without a Louis Vuitton purse, like 28-year-old Judy Nguyen of Anaheim. She was arrested Tuesday after allegedly ...

A Biometric Tower of Babel

Shelly Yachimovich | Posted 03.11.2012 | Technology
Shelly Yachimovich

The unrestricted flow of information over the Internet and social networks provides an opportunity to one of mankind's most glorious times. If we don't protect the public, this could easily become a mean of chaos, repression and dominance.

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.

Premium Credit Cards: Golden Goose or Golden Noose?

Curtis Arnold | Posted 01.22.2012 | Business
Curtis Arnold

Critics and watchdogs of the consumer lending industry warn that even a low-risk credit card opens the door to credit abuse and "fee harvesting."

Gerry Smith

Mobile Wallets Present New Set of Security and Privacy Questions | 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...

ShadowCrew Identity Theft Ring Exploited Chain Retailers, Restaurants To Grab Millions Of Credit Card Numbers

New York Times | Brad Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The story begins five years ago in Miami, along the stretch of Route 1 called the South Dixie Highway. Starting in 2003, national retailers with outle...