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Prevent thieves from siphoning money from your mobile app accounts

A recent hack against Starbucks mobile accounts could end up costing customers more than just their next mocha Frappuccino.

Customers are discovering money is being siphoned out of accounts on their mobile app. 256 more words

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NFL Working to Shut Down Website Selling Counterfeit Packers Jerseys

The NFL is working to shut down a website claiming to be selling officially licensed Packers jerseys.

A Wisconsin fan helped tip off the team and Target 2 Consumer Alert decided to investigate. 761 more words

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Sally Beauty Supply suffers yet another data breach

DENTON, Texas — The Sally Beauty chain is confirming that it has suffered a second data breach.

The beauty products seller notified customers earlier this month that it was investigating reports of unusual activity on payment cards used at some of its U.S. 92 more words

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“Be skeptical of any offer you receive at your front door:" Take a pass on a door-to-door pitch

MADISON (WITI) — As warmer weather returns to our state, it also tends to bring door-to-door sales teams to our communities. Alarm systems, windows, magazines, you name it – no product or service is off-limits for their pitches. 343 more words

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Retail tracking can trade privacy for convenience


One of the newest trends to hit the shopping scene is called retail tracking. It’s when a store tracks a shopper’s movements and buying habits through signals from your smart phone. 263 more words

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Gas Pump Skimmers Sweep in Florida

This Radiant Store in Tampa  has security cameras and tapes on the gas pump cabinets doors. Consumers are advised to go inside stores to pay for gas to protect their credit and debit card information. 450 more words

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IRS Tax Filing Deadline is Today

Around 25 people waited patiently in line in the warm weather at the Internal Revenue Service office on Columbus Drive near N. Dale Mabry in Tampa, Florida during the lunch hour today.  295 more words

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