How To Sort Through All Those Credit-Card OffersTrying to decide which one to choose can be overwhelming. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker helps you cut through the clutter in this report.
2 Investigators: Fraudsters Can Steal Your Phone Number -- And More -- Through 'Porting'Legitimately used, it’s a convenient way to transfer your old phone number to a new phone and carrier or home. Illegitimately, it’s being used by identity thieves. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Chicago Parking Garages Hacked For Credit Card Data: CompanySP Plus issued a statement Friday. The company says it has fixed the problem and has taken steps so banks issuing the credit cards can monitor for unauthorized charges.
Get Protected: America's Top Identity-Theft ScamsEach year, millions of Americans get lured by promises of prizes and unbeatable bargains only to get swindled into some of the county’s top identity-theft scams.
Top Tips For Protecting Yourself From Identity TheftIdentity theft can leave you with financial difficulties, mounds of paperwork and even fraudulent criminal charges. Protect your data to reduce your chances of becoming a victim.
Child Identity Theft: Warning Signs Your Child's Identity Is Being UsedIdentity theft is terrible, no matter whom it happens to, but it seems even more offensive when it's carried out against a child. Keep watch for these signs that your child has been the victim of identity theft.
The Rise Of Identity Theft: Reports From The Federal Trade CommissionThe Federal Trade Commission reports that the occurrence rate for identity theft incidents is high, and it doesn't look like that trend will change anytime soon.
How To Repair Your Credit After Identify TheftMany Americans like to believe that identity theft won’t happen to them, but the staggering statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics prove otherwise.
Pay-By-Phone Parking Meter App Expanding Citywide This SummerAfter a three-week test of the service in the West Loop, the city will begin expanding the program to the rest of the city on Tuesday.
Is It Safer To Shop With Credit Or Debit?All these recent credit card hacks might have you wondering what to do. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker says it all begins with a simple question.
Security Breaches Spur Discussion: Should U.S. Adopt 'Chipped' Credit Cards? Many experts agree the U.S. marketplace should replace the magnetic stripe on credit cards with a computer chip, as is used in Europe and elsewhere. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Skokie Police Warn About New Debit Card ScamA woman staying at the Double Tree Hotel got a call late at night from a man claiming he was the front desk clerk, asking for her debit card information to verify her account at the hotel.