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West Vancouver Police bust up identity theft ring

Three people have been arrested after West Vancouver Police recovered hundreds of pieces of stolen mail, credit cards and identification.

As part of a police investigation into mail and identity theft, three suspects were tracked to a hotel on Boundary Road in Burnaby on October 22, where a search warrant was executed and goods recovered. 149 more words


This Week in Credit Cards

  • For you history buffs, what role did Diners Club play in popularizing credit cards (NY Times)?:

    Nevertheless, it soon became apparent that Diners Club’s founder, Ralph Schneider, was on to something.

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What American Is Most Afraid Of

Everyone has fears.  Some are the same, some are different.  Here’s a list of what we are scared of the most, according to Chapman University. 70 more words


7 Ways to Protect Yourself from ID Theft

ID theft: It’s still a Problem

Identity theft is everywhere. Turn on your TV, and you’ll see “special reports” on how to prevent it. Turn on the radio, and hear ads for services pledging to protect you from it. 1,028 more words

Paypal Prefers To Brand You A Criminal Forever, Rather Than Improve Their Fraud Prevention Practices

I wish I could hire Will Smith to sing all about how my brain got flip-turned upside-down by Paypal‘s baffling approach to fraudulent accounts, but alas, I am just one woman. 1,618 more words

Consumer Concerns

Cash, credit or debit for holiday shopping?

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Paper or plastic?  Nope, we’re not talking about your grocery bags, but rather if you should use cash or a card for holiday shopping! 443 more words