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Grand Jury Indicts 10 in Credit Card, Ticket Scalping Scheme

A federal grand jury has returned a 33-count indictment charging ten people with credit card fraud and identity theft.

The defendants made about $1.7 million off the stolen information, according to the United States Attorney in the Eastern District of Wisconsin. 116 more words

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Obvious but unpracticed things related to credit card usage

What you should be aware of 

  1. Credit or debit card companies are liable for most of illegal payments made using lost or stolen card

“Where a credit card holder or a debit card holder reports to a credit card company on loss or theft of the card, from that time, the credit card company shall be liable to the credit card holder or the debit card holder for use of the credit card or the debit card.” (Article 16-1, Specialized Credit Finance Business Act) 197 more words

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Two New Yorkers arrested for 14 counts of credit card fraud in Wallingford

WALLINGFORD–Police arrested two New Yorkers after they tried to use stolen credit cards while shopping.

A detective from the Wallingford Police Department saw a man trying to pass a declined credit card at the Cumberland Farms Gas Station on North Colony Road on Dec. 171 more words

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Women Using Stolen Credit Card Caught On Camera

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CORAL SPRINGS (CBSMiami) — Coral Springs Police are asking for your help finding two women who they said went on a shopping spree with a stolen wallet. 351 more words

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Hospital employee caught on camera using stolen credit cards

ROUND ROCK, Texas (KXAN) – Security camera video shows a hospital employee entering a patient’s room and then using the patient’s credit card at a liquor store and gas station. 285 more words

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Spam Nation!

I recently had the pleasure of attending a presentation put on by Brian Krebs, where he also signed his new book, Spam Nation.

I have been reading his blog, KrebsOnSecurity.com, since I did a paper on the Russian Business Network in 2008 for a class I was taking. 86 more words

Identity Theft

Boston TSA Agents Find Dozens Of Credit Cards Under Different Names Stuffed Inside Teddy Bear

Stuffed animals serve a simple purpose: To be cute and cuddly. As such, they’re imbued with a sort of innocence, so far as inanimate object can be, which is perhaps why someone thought no one would notice if a sweet little teddy bear was stuffed chock full of what could be stolen credit cards. 141 more words