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Florida Residents Busted In Aurora With More Than 700 Fake Credit, Gift Cards
Data Breaches Prompting Changes For Credit Cards, ConsumersSecurity breaches at Target, Home Depot, and Jimmy John's could finally bring some changes to the credit card industry, according to one fraud expert.
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.
Jewel-Osco Warns Customers Of Data BreachCustomers who used a credit or debit card at Jewel-Osco between June 22 and July 17 may have their data compromised.
Saving At The Pump: Is A Gas Rewards Card Right For You?Gasoline prices are dropping a little, but we're still paying an average of $3.80 per gallon for regular unleaded in the Chicago area. One way to save at the pump is by using a gas rewards credit card. There are a lot of them out there, so CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker looked at how to choose the best one for you.
Target: Up To 110M Customers Affected By Data BreachCongressman 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: 40 Million Credit, Debit Cards Affected By Data BreachTarget 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.
Credit Card Application Denied? What You Can DoIf you apply for a credit card and you're denied, you can do something about it. WBBM Newsradio's Felicia Middlebrooks reports.