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A Chicago parking pay and display box (Credit: CBS)

Pay-By-Phone Parking Meter App Expanding Citywide This Summer

After 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.


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Teens Arrested In Waukegan For Debit Card Scam

Police said a resident contacted them this week about being approached on a social media site by someone promising free scholarship money in exchange for a bank debit card and the PIN that goes with it.


A customer uses the credit card scanner at a Target store on December 19, 2013 in Miami, Florida. Target announced that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts of customers who made purchases by swiping their cards at terminals in its U.S. stores between November 27 and December 15 may have been stolen. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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.


Ventra reader (CBS)

Latest Ventra Issue: Tap Wallet On Reader, Get Fees Deducted From Wrong Card

If you wave your wallet over Ventra card readers, beware. Other cards in there could be mistakenly charged a transit fee. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.


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Skokie Police Warn About New Debit Card Scam

A 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.

WBBM Newsradio–05/07/2013


2 Investigators: Protect Yourself From Credit Card Fraud When Using A Cab

Getting into a cab is supposed to be a convenience, but in some cases using a credit or debit card to pay for that cab can end with hundreds of dollars in overcharges.

CBS 2–09/26/2012

Dick Durbin

Durbin Seeks To Protect Bank Customers From Hidden Fees

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) wants to ensure bank customers aren’t socked with hidden fees, now that the banks have backed off of implementing monthly charges for debit card holders.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2011

Bank of America debit card (CBS)

Bank Of America Cancels Plan For $5 Debit Card Fee

Giving in to public pressure, Bank of America said Tuesday that it was scrapping plans to charge a $5 monthly fee for using a debit card for purchases.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

Bank of America debit card (CBS)

Smaller Banks Cashing In On Consumer Anger At Big Financial Institutions

Community banks are trying to lure customers over, now that some big institutions are imposing unpopular new fees on customers.


Well Fargo Bank (CBS)

Wells Fargo Debit-Fee Test Could Affect Wallets Everywhere

Wells Fargo bank will begin charging customers in five states a monthly fee to use debit cards. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports that could lead the way for banks in Illinois to try something similar.