Congressman Luis Gutierrez said Friday’s revelation that nearly 70 million American shoppers were the victims of a data breach at Target stores serves as proof more vigilance is needed all around to protect our private information.
Target has warned customers as many as 40 million credit and debit card accounts might have been exposed to identity theft, due to a data breach that began at the start of the Black Friday shopping weekend.
If you apply for a credit card and you’re denied, you can do something about it. WBBM Newsradio’s Felicia Middlebrooks reports.
On the eve of Election Day – things are heating up in south suburban Riverdale.
Authorities were warning Chicago area residents about scammers using skimming devices on ATMS to steal money from people’s bank accounts.
A north suburban woman swindled $30,000 from an elderly man to buy items for herself including gasoline, a refrigerator and a home theater system, according to authorities.
The Federal Trade Commission has estimated hundreds of millions of dollars are being collected by robocall scams, and it has sued five companies to stop the practice.
Pace has officially wedded itself to the Chicago Transit Authority’s effort to allow riders to pay their fares using credit and debit cards, and eventually using smart phones.
The Cook County State’s Attorney has charged a hospital worker with paying her bills with credit cards stolen from cancer patients.
Drivers using O’Hare Airport’s 25,000 parking spaces might soon be able to use their cell phones to find empty spaces and credit cards to “pay on foot” before they exit, thanks to a technology upgrade in the works.
The biggest advantage to charging, according to experts, is that credit cards come with lots of perks and protection that cash can’t offer. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.
A computer glitch forced some Metra users to scrounge around for cash this morning in order to buy a ticket.
You can lower your credit card fees and even some of your bills by making a simple phone call. But it all depends on how you do it.
CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker talks with an expert about which cash-back credit cards are best for gasoline buyers.
CHICAGO (CBS) — The Salvation Army is moving with the times this holiday season, and you might say that in some places, it’s not your father’s Salvation Army. As WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports, this […]
The Chicago Transit Authority is looking to try a high-tech method to make paying for your commute a little easier, without exact change or disposable fare cards.
Merchants, and possibly consumers, are going to be getting a break when they break out the plastic where they shop.
You have to have a better credit score today – at least 40 points higher than just two years ago – to even be considered for a loan, apartment rental or even some jobs; 680 is now the minimum.
They look like credit cards and act like debit cards, but they’re something else – prepaid debit cards – and they’re a big hit with college-bound teens.
An investigation that uncovered credit card abuses, which led to the ouster of the heads of the Chicago Housing Authority and Chicago Park District, has prompted Mayor Rahm Emanuel to cancel most city credit cards and all petty cash.