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Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Metra: Double Charges On Credit Cards Will Be Rectified

Metra officials say some customers were overcharged when they used their credit cards to buy train tickets last week.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2011

Metra Train

Metra Warns Of Double-Charging On Credit Cards

Metra is alerting customers that some of them may have had their credit cards charged twice at ticket windows last Monday.

07/03/2011

Lewis Jordan

CHA Chief Resigns Amid Credit Card Controversy

Chicago Housing Authority chief executive officer Lewis Jordan has submitted his resignation, in the wake of questions about his use of a government credit card.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2011

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks to supporters during a swearing-in ceremony. (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Review Of City Credit Cards Continues

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says his administration is reviewing the way city departments and their sister agencies have been using city credit cards.

06/09/2011

Rahm Emanuel talks with CBS 2 on the eve of his inauguration. (CBS)

Mayor Pulls Credit Cards From Agencies

The Chicago Park District, the Chicago Housing Authority and other city agencies have been stripped of credit-card privileges after some employees were caught using them to buy gifts, expensive dinners and to even pay off red-light camera tickets.

06/03/2011

Judy Sher

Beware Of Vicious Scam Targeting Chicago Seniors

Beware of the midnight caller warning you of trouble with your bank. It may very well be a call from thieves, targeting your credit cards and cash. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports on a vicious scam targeting Chicago seniors.

CBS 2–12/29/2010

U.S.currency. (credit: BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

More Shoppers Opt For Cash To Avoid Credit Card Bills

Should you pay cash for your gifts or pay with a card? More shoppers are opting for cash to avoid the bills coming due in January. And, as CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports, the new financial reform law will help make that decision even easier in the future.

CBS 2–12/07/2010

Montage Of Credit Cards. (AP Graphic)

Outlook: Fewer Of Us To Fall Behind On Payments

A new study by a Chicago-based credit reporting agency projects that fewer Americans will fall behind on their mortgage and credit card payments next year.

WBBM Newsradio–12/07/2010

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Thieves Steal Purse From Restaurant, Go On $10K Shopping Spree

A $1,000 reward is being offered for information on three people — including a man dressed in women’s clothing — who stole a purse from a west suburban restaurant and went on a $10,000 shopping spree.

10/26/2010

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