Credit Cards Fraud. Legal news and articles for January 29 - 31, 2014

This Week In Credit Card News--Possible Data Breach At Michaels, Thefts Not ...Former Vinton Woman Charged With Credit Card Fraud, Stealing From Care ...Tampa man ensnared in Target credit card breachCheck Your Credit Card Statements for a Charge of $9.84Philadephia man accused of yearlong credit card fraud in Lansdale waives ...Local Man Victim of Credit Card FraudURM Stores narrows list of regional grocers hit by credit card fraudCredit card scam alert: Mysterious $9.84 charges appearing on accounts'One Ring'cell phone scams, $9.84 credit card chargesUse of HSU Credit Card to Pay for Prostitute Is Not Fraud, Lawyer of Craig ...Philadephia man accused of yearlong credit card fraud in Lansdale waives ...U.S. Justice Dept Joins The Target Credit Card Data Breach InvestigationDavenport man admits to credit card fraudPolice seek 2 fraud suspects in credit card theft at Portland area storesToo late for Target, but Feedzai credit-card fraud startup launches in U.S.

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Deconstructing the $9.84 Credit Card Hustle
Krebs on SecurityJanuary 6, 2014

It's still not clear how consumers' card numbers are being stolen here, but the fraud appears to stem from an elaborate network of affiliate schemes that stretch from Cyprus to India and the United Kingdom. homecs One reader said the $9.84 charge on ...more »

Target hack: Tips for all customers
CNNMoneyJanuary 10, 2014

Make calls: Don't wait for a phone call from Target (TGT, Fortune 500), a bank or a credit card company. Contact them yourself and let them know you've shopped at Target and are at risk for fraud. They might just issue you a new card or PIN as a ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud. News and Stories

This Week In Credit Card News--Possible Data Breach At Michaels, Thefts Not ...
ForbesJanuary 31, 2014

One in three Americans surveyed said they have seen fraudulent charges appear on a debit or credit card, and a quarter have had their email hacked, according to a recent poll. Only 38% of Americans have never had personal data stolen, the poll found.more »

Former Vinton Woman Charged With Credit Card Fraud, Stealing From Care ...
KCRGJanuary 31, 2014

While investigating the credit card case, Benton County authorities learned Hearn had been employed by several care facilities in Eastern Iowa in recent years. Police said while working at facilities in the Vinton area, Hearn stole jewelry from some ...more »

Tampa man ensnared in Target credit card breach
Tampabay.comJanuary 31, 2014

Credit and debit card fraud losses worldwide reached more than $11 billion in 2012, up nearly 15 percent over the previous year, according to the Nilson Report, a publication about the payment industry. Devoting resources to every case is impossible.more »

Check Your Credit Card Statements for a Charge of $9.84
MoneynewsJanuary 31, 2014

Get Short Link. Copy Shortlink. Credit card fraud is the talk of the town. In recent months, the Target and Neiman Marcus fiasco has kept consumers on their toes, monitoring account information daily and even adding protective alerts on credit card ...more »

Philadephia man accused of yearlong credit card fraud in Lansdale waives ...
Montgomery NewspapersJanuary 31, 2014

A Philadelphia man accused of committing credit card fraud in Lansdale over a period of more than a year — using account numbers federal and local authorities said he likely obtained from overseas computer hackers — is headed for trial in county ...more »

Local Man Victim of Credit Card Fraud
Concho valley homepageJanuary 31, 2014

David Carr, Program Director of KIXY, fell victim to the scam of online charges from across the state including Dallas and San Antonio. This incident occurred the day before the Better Business Bureau issued an alert warning credit card holders to look ...more »

URM Stores narrows list of regional grocers hit by credit card fraud
The Spokesman ReviewJanuary 31, 2014

Spokane's URM Stores on Thursday announced that it is close to concluding an investigation of a credit card security breach last fall, and listed nearly 70 stores where transactions were exposed to card fraud. The company, a distributor that serves ...more »

Credit card scam alert: Mysterious $9.84 charges appearing on accounts
Milwaukee Journal SentinelJanuary 30, 2014

So far, no one knows how the scammers obtained their credit card information. Because the first complaints came in December, shortly after the Target data breach, some consumers speculate that the credit card fraud is related to the data breach. Others ...more »

'One Ring'cell phone scams, $9.84 credit card charges
ABC7Chicago.comJanuary 30, 2014

January 30, 2014 -- Better Business Bureau is warning cell phone users about the ''One Ring'' scam and a new credit card scam. It's called the "One Ring" scam, because the scammer's program computers to send thousands of calls to random cell phone ...more »

Use of HSU Credit Card to Pay for Prostitute Is Not Fraud, Lawyer of Craig ...
International Business Times AUJanuary 30, 2014

The lawyer for embattled Australian MP Craig Thomson insisted on Wednesday that the former national secretary of the Health Services Union (HSU) did not commit fraud when he allegedly use the cards to pay for the services of prostitutes and other ...more »

Philadephia man accused of yearlong credit card fraud in Lansdale waives ...
Montgomery NewspapersJanuary 30, 2014

A Philadelphia man accused of committing credit card fraud in Lansdale over a period of more than a year — using account numbers federal and local authorities said he likely obtained from overseas computer hackers — is headed for trial in county ...more »

U.S. Justice Dept Joins The Target Credit Card Data Breach Investigation
TechCrunchJanuary 30, 2014

The U.S. Justice Department has joined the hunt for the perpetrator, which already includes the FBI and the Secret Service, which usually oversees the federal government's credit card fraud cases. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told the Senate ...more »

Davenport man admits to credit card fraud
WQAD.com -- Quad Cities News & Weather from WQADJanuary 29, 2014

According to the Muscatine County Attorney, 45-year-old Paul Anthony Bell used another person's credit card without permission and stole more than $1,000. Officials say on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 Bell pleaded guilty to credit card fraud in ...more »

Police seek 2 fraud suspects in credit card theft at Portland area stores
OregonLive.comJanuary 29, 2014

Portland police asked for the public's help on Wednesday in identifying two people suspected of using a stolen credit card to buy thousands of dollars worth of items from retailers in the area. The victim's car was prowled in November 2013 in Oregon City.more »

Too late for Target, but Feedzai credit-card fraud startup launches in U.S.
UpstartJanuary 29, 2014

The UpTake: Detecting credit-card fraud is like a game of hide and seek, and as the Target data breach demonstrated, the hiding part can drag on. But a European startup called Feedzai, launching today in the United States, claims it could have caught ...more »

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