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Target: Up To 110M Customers Affected By Data Breach

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.

01/10/2014

Target (CBS)

Target: 40 Million Credit, Debit Cards Affected By Data Breach

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.

12/19/2013

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2 Investigators: Debit-Card Holders Duped Into Giving Out PIN Numbers

If promises of quick cash sound too good to be true, they probably are, authorities warn. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman talks with one victim.

11/21/2013

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Card Skimmers Hit ATMs At Two Banks In Hinsdale

Authorities were warning Chicago area residents about scammers using skimming devices on ATMS to steal money from people’s bank accounts.

CBS 2–02/06/2013

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Pace to Join CTA In Contract For Fare Payment With Credit Cards, Smart Phones

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.

WBBM Newsradio–06/14/2012

Red Line Train

Pay For The CTA Directly With Your Debit Card?

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.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2011

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How To Avoid Monthly Fees For Paying With Debit Card

With Bank of America announcing it plans to charge customers $5 a month for using their debit cards, consumers of other banks wonder if it’s only a matter of time before they’re going to face charges too. But there are alternatives.

WBBM Newsradio–10/02/2011

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Prepaid Debit Cards Becoming A Hot Item For College Kids

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.

CBS 2–08/23/2011