Each year, millions of Americans get lured by promises of prizes and unbeatable bargains only to get swindled into some of the county’s top identity-theft scams.
Identity theft can leave you with financial difficulties, mounds of paperwork and even fraudulent criminal charges. Protect your data to reduce your chances of becoming a victim.
Identity theft is terrible, no matter whom it happens to, but it seems even more offensive when it’s carried out against a child. Keep watch for these signs that your child has been the victim of identity theft.
The Federal Trade Commission reports that the occurrence rate for identity theft incidents is high, and it doesn’t look like that trend will change anytime soon.
Many Americans like to believe that identity theft won’t happen to them, but the staggering statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics prove otherwise.
The state attorney general’s office says it’s been happening all across Pennsylvania the past few weeks.
The warehouse club, owned by Wal-Mart Stores Inc., said the card will be co-branded with MasterCard and will be available this month.
Today’s tax-filing deadline is especially dreaded by people who owe money and there’s a little-used way to deal with the problem that could benefit a few people or companies.
Neiman Marcus confirms to CBSPhilly it is working with the U.S. Secret Service to investigate the possible theft of customer credit card information.
Legislation that would have the rest of the state follow Philadelphia’s lead and prevent employers from deducting fees from workers’ tips that are charged to credit cards is getting a serious look in Harrisburg.
Authorities say an alleged thief apparently had a real taste for beef jerky.
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Generosity this time of year can have a price, especially if you’re running up your credit cards to buy gifts.
A survey from retailers finds that more than half of Americans have already started their holiday shopping. A credit card can be a useful tool, as long as you don’t let that balance get out of hand. So 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has this advice for safe spending.