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Arrests: Gavin Grant, assault with handy tool, Cherry Hospital beating, bus crash

Former NC State basketball standout Gavin Grant was charged with fraud as part of a credit card scheme at Triangle Town Center ... credit card fraud.  N&O Trumeka Deon Wilson was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 18:59:32

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How to Curb Credit Card Frauds

Of late consumers in UK are facing financial crunch due to the escalated fuel and food costs and falling global economy. Also, they are very much concerned about the current employment situation and economic development and are willing to spend more than what their income permits. With raising claimant count, the lenders have fixed up more stringent borrowing conditions for giving credit. As a result, consumers are seeking expensive credit and are facing tough terms and conditions. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-25 02:26:57

Year 2, Week 27 Results: .6 oz of plastic waste.

I failed to notice last week that another 6 months had gone by since the inception of Fake Plastic Fish ... within the next 6 months) and two from Chase credit card company containing my new credit card and paper statements from the old card that was cancelled due to fraud. Crazy that I signed up for paperless [more...]

Date: 2008-12-22 22:34:15

Shocked that my credit card number was stolen

Wow, this is one of things you never expect to happen to you ... the victim of credit card fraud. I presume it was skimmed by the same guys who had impersonated repair men and modified credit card machines around the country that was widely reported last week. The card [more...]

Date: 2008-09-04 12:41:09

Roosevelt Island Public Safety Reports For 12/31/08 - 1/13/09 - Mailbox Credit Card Theft, Robbery/Assault, Stuck in Subway Elevator & Egg Throwing

Image of stolen mail from AARPDuring the January 7 RIRA Common Council Meeting it was disclosed that there is a problem on Roosevelt Island with new ... observing our mail and to call the credit card company and have the fraud alert lifted on two separate ... and I. Through mere accident, my husband became aware that a new credit card had been stolen from [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 18:57:00

Credit card scheme lands former N.C. State player with fraud charges

Gavin Grant in Hot Water RALEIGH — A former N.C. State basketball standout turned himself in to police this week after he was charged with participating in a credit card scheme at a Triangle Town Center store. Gavin Grant, who played ... to some credit card transactions and stems from a report we received from Saks Fifth Avenue [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 20:12:39

Paintball fraudster got tax cash helping hand

By Michael MacLeod SCOTTISH Enterprise has come under fire for dishing out £30,000 to help a Scots paintball company run by a convicted fraudster. Edinburgh-based Bedlam Paintball got taxpayer-funded help to develop its “brand strategy” in 2007. But there are calls for the quango to review its background checks after it emerged Bedlam’s owner Roman Rock, 49, was jailed for three years in 1997 for his part in a £100,000 credit card fraud . [more...]

Date: 2009-09-27 16:15:02

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Permalink Page 1 of 443 pages 1 2 3 > Last » Search CreditSuit ... re Dr. Tamaira Hollander? Richard C. Cook: STOP paying your credit cards! Trado update ... ruining credit (school fraud) Most Recent Comments By Christine on 11 26 2008 Happy [more...]

Date: 2008-11-22 06:06:01

Australian Court Slams Bottle Domains' Lax Security

Via ITNews.com.au . The Victorian Supreme Court has chastised Bottle Domains for its "extraordinary indifference to the effect of credit card fraud on its victims" over attempts to downplay to customers the seriousness of a security breach. The domain registrar had its accreditation terminated by the domain name regulator auDA in April when it emerged the company didn't disclose a 2007 security breach . iTnews has contacted Bottle owner Nicholas Bolton for comment. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 04:02:00

ONE Tip for 2009 - Identity Theft Still Rampant so Sign up for Lifelock.com

I got this email from some very close friends yesterday who were asking to spread the word about their identity thefts: ... in custody. We have had credit card fraud, checks cashed, new accounts opened on line and in stores ... more issues on my credit report before it is over. I am going to have to testify against the woman [more...]

Date: 2009-01-01 19:51:24

Conference Call: Does Place of Arrest Matter in Terror Cases?

The following column, featuring a selected petition up for consideration at the Justices’ private conference on November 25, ... since mid-2003 in a naval brig in Charleston, S.C. For more than four years, federal courts ... the attacks, though, and was ultimately charged with credit card fraud, identity theft, and making false [more...]

Date: 2008-11-24 21:20:02

Fraud enablers, customer non-knowledge and more

Could we maybe sell you the same thing twice? Or more? Don’t companies know anything about their customers? ... . To make a long story short, I bought stuff from the merchant who used Payson as their credit card ... inquiries, so I called my credit card company. Alas, they cannot do anything as their customer [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 20:34:02

Chase Credit Card

I'm somewhat ticked off at Chase Credit Card. Like I said yesterday they didn't authorize my purchase of my computer ... that they thought it was a fraud. Ok. Number one I wanted to scream to her "Don't use my card much ... and I told him what happened then he said hold on he'll put me through to something like "Fraud Services [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 15:55:00

Beware of phony delivery credit card scam

Con artists are continually coming up with new ways to steal information, cash and property ... and I have been the victims of a credit card fraud and felt I should warn you all about this clever scam [more...]

Date: 2008-12-31 16:29:55

Busted Radio Host Set For Prison Sports Tonight

Usually, the main complaint against a sports talk show host is that he doesn’t know what he’s talking about … or that he’s biased against certain ... show out of more than $100,000. And for good measure, he also stole his ex-fiance’s credit card ... - such as fraud, theft and racketeering. Busted radio host Scott McKinney (Really looks [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 20:01:30

First line of defense.

today we are going to discuss webhosting signup and domain registration fraud ... fraud detection services”. run all new orders through maxmind. this system compares the credit card ... and not me able to process any credit card payments. every [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 13:39:24

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For you to own a credit card, you should first know what are credit card rates? What is an APR? What are the different kinds of rates? ... to be nothing more than a fraud. This might seem ridiculous to other people coz how can you possibly listen [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 20:33:57

What’s the Deal with a Fraud Alert? | Credit Card Applications …

crisis, it is important that you are away of how a fraud alert really works. There are several myths surrounding a fraud alert so let’s get the facts straight.First of all, a fraud alert is something consumers can place … See more here: [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 00:04:13

Miss Singapore urges everyone for forgiveness

LONDON - Miss World Singapore 2009 Ris Low, who was revealed to be a convict of a credit card fraud, has reportedly asked people to forgive her. Many Singaporeans wanted her to be stripped of her title, while others requested her not to represent Singapore in the finals of the Miss [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 10:38:11

10 Tips to Keep Identity Theft from Ruining Holiday Travel Plans

From Brian Lapidus, Chief Operating Officer for Kroll Fraud Solutions Attention Holiday Travelers: ... the house key. Don’t leave out tax returns, credit card statements, utility bills and the like. It’ ... with identifiable bank or credit card information. Not even your online personal bill-paying [more...]

Date: 2008-12-16 06:24:11

Gavin Grant Arrested

This breaks my heart. Full story at WRAL. A former N.C ... pretenses. Gavin Grant, 23, surrendered to authorities Tuesday on the charge, which stems from credit card fraud at Saks on Oct. 14, 2008, authorities said. http://www.wral.com/news/local/story/4313403/ [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 22:24:15

Scammer/Fraudster calling from 806-828-1264 (Slaton, TX)

Mike Patterson reported a Scammer/Fraudster (8068281264 from Slaton area, TX) . The following comments were posted: Number was used as a fraud number who stole my credit card information and used it online to make purchases. Permalink: http://www.numberinvestigator.com/phone/806-828-1264.html [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 16:34:05

10 Ways Your Identity Can Be Stolen

Who’s in your wallet? It might be more than a some dead presidents and a few bank logos ... and how.  Check your card statements and immediately report any fraud. Going Phishing - Nearly everyone has gotten an email from X bank or Y credit card claiming there’s a problem, and if you could [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 16:04:47

USA: Seniors Become Eyes, Ears For Law Enforcement

. Neighborhood Crime Alert HALLANDALE BEACH, Florida / JustNews ... how to prevent credit card fraud and how to keep them from letting strangers in the house. You don't [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 16:36:09

Detention and Torture Cases Demand Fast Action from Obama DoJ

As Adam Liptak wrote in The New York Times on Saturday, ... , Ill. when he was arrested for credit card fraud, making false statements on a bank application [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 22:44:41

Family Finances: When you’re desperate, look out for fraud

At a recent home show, we were grabbed by a debt settlement company salesperson who offered to save us at least 40 percent in our effort to get ... Republican Searching For a Debt Consolidation Loan or Credit Card Counseling Service Beware Of Zombie Debt ... Collector? Bad Credit Debt Consolidation - Brutally Honest Advice Recent Debt and Foreclosure [more...]

Date: 2008-10-31 06:20:00

It's Magic! Al Franken creates 359 votes out of thin air

Over the course of the last decade the Democratic Party has assembled an impressive history of vote fraud ... cocaine.Barack Obama's presidential campaign intentionally disabled all elements of credit-card security ... recount, Rossi lost by 133 votes and subsequent investigations found rampant fraud involving [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 01:13:00

Miss Singapore urges everyone for forgiveness

Miss World Singapore 2009 Ris Low, who was revealed to be a convict of a credit card fraud, has reportedly asked people to forgive her. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 11:37:20

Headline News - September 29, 2009

New Javelin Report: Multi-Channel Authentication Via Mobile Banking US News and World Report: Credit Card Fees: 5 Things You Should Know Alaska Option Joins Acculynk Internet PIN Debit Pilot Transaction Wireless Signs AMC Entertainment for wGift Mobile Solutions South African Airways Adds CyberSource to Its Anti-fraud Arsenal CGAP: Why M-PESA should offer savings accounts Note: Throughout the day, as Payments News happens, this post is updated. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 11:31:08

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Luscher, colors have deep psychological significance that go back to our primitive, unconscious roots. Along with these growing sales is a rapidly growing amount of fraud. You will find that if you get reeled into getting a credit card with a low introductory rate, your interest rate may increase [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 12:34:35

Update on Fraud

Last month/year I reported on a fraudulent scheme to separate $0.25 from me. Today I got a link to a news item about said fraud. News is slow here. But they have two very useful links. Instead, file a dispute with your credit card company ... I closed it, got my money back too, and reported it to the three credit bureaus, stuff to do first [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 17:49:24

Beware: Scammers Impersonating KIA Offer Fraudulent Job Opportunities

.fullpost{display:inline;}Every day con artists look for new ways to scam internet users from their money ... that could result in identity theft or possibly the misuse of bank and credit card details. Gary Tomlinson ... was not caught out, but this is a particularly callous attempt at fraud as it hits people desperately looking [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 16:39:00

Gone Phishing

If you receive a direct message or a direct message email notification that redirects to what looks like Twitter.com—don't sign in ... such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic ... at the URL field, if it has another domain besides Twitter but looks exactly like our page then it's a fraud [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 02:38:48

PIN Debit and PCI Compliance

Howard Riell, in an article written for Convenience Store Decisions, writes about PCI compliance ... , entitled: "The High Stakes Of Compliance:" It was in September 2006 that the credit card companies formed the PCI Security Standards Council in the hopes of battling fraud. Today, all merchants [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 18:29:00

Hullabalooza, bub

Hullabalooza, bub By admin | January 15, 2009 A Stan Boreson wannabe broke into a car up on Phinney Ridge and stole a vintage accordion ... as well as a credit card. When officers asked the man why he continues to let her in his house ... . Medics determined that the man had been dead for a couple of hours. Posted in Elderly, Fraud, Theft | [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 01:42:16

Alert: AdWords Phishing Email

phishing is the criminally fraudulent process of attempting to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic ... have trust of a business vendor, when we don’t have clues to discover these fraud. For example [more...]

Date: 2009-01-11 09:34:01

Best Web Sites to Learn About Consumer Law Issues -- Our Chicago Consumer Attorneys Can Assist You in Your Lemon Law, Predatory Lending, Auto and RV Fraud, Unfair Debt Collection, Unfair Wage Practices Claims and Other Consumer Rights Lawsuits

[ consumer%20protection%20m-Chicago%20Consumer%20Protection%20Attorneys%20--%20Chicago%20Consumer%20Protection%20Lawyers%20--%20Chicago%20Class%20Act ... more trouble Managing credit card debt Stopping eviction, lockouts and utility shut-offs ... consolidation options How to find effective credit counseling agencies Alternatives to filing bankrupt [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 18:28:31

5 Quick Tips against Job Fraud!

If you’re new here, and interested in the latest news and insights on news from India and world, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed ... employer if he asks for either your credit card details or any type of secured numbers ... . Thanks for visiting I News India. Always be prepared from the fraud which lots of companies [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 10:46:34

Best Web Sites to Learn About Consumer Law Issues -- Our Chicago Consumer Attorneys Can Assist You in Your Lemon Law, Predatory Lending, Auto and RV Fraud, Unfair Debt Collection, Unfair Wage Practices Claims and Other Consumer Rights Lawsuits

[ consumer%20protection%20m-Chicago%20Consumer%20Protection%20Attorneys%20--%20Chicago%20Consumer%20Protection%20Lawyers%20--%20Chicago%20Class%20Act ... get them into even more trouble Managing credit card debt Stopping eviction, lockouts and utility ... while you get back on your feet. When you cannot ignore a particular debt without serious [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 22:18:05

Tory Crook Found Guilty of Electoral Fraud

A Tory activist has been convicted of trying to rig a local election ... of electoral fraud at Guildford Crown Court last week. Hall, of Coriander Way, Whiteley, near Fareham, was fined £1,015 which he paid immediately by credit card. Sentencing him, Judge Neil Stewart said [more...]

Date: 2008-12-20 11:55:50

Review – Secrets of a Stingy Scoundrel

About the Book Secrets of a Stingy Scoundrel is essentially extreme tips for saving money and losing any semblance you may have of dignity. Phil Villareal provides 100 tips to help you learn how to do things like: Get free meals at restaurants Finagle your way into a cheaper hotel room Save money at the club and, avoid contributing to company gifts What I Liked This was an honestly entertaining tome. The tips were wildly outrageous and in some instances down right dirty. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 13:21:37

Reduce Fraud Risk Through Your Affiliate Agreement – By David Naffziger

The majority of affiliates create value for their merchant partners, however most affiliate programs have been subjected to fraud at some point. Affiliate fraud can take many forms; it can be outright transaction fraud or other illegal activity, manufactured leads, misled consumers or traffic from prohibited sources. The networks do a good job providing basic legal protections against these activities, but merchants should use their own affiliate agreements to ensure maximum protection. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 15:00:52

Air Chapter 11: 5 tips for surviving the bankrupt skies

September 27, 2009 If I were a bettin’ man, I’d put some money on a big airline filing for bankruptcy protection in the not-too-distant future.My oddsmaker is Robert Herbst, who publishes the Web site AirlineFinancials.com. “Based on my analysis,” he told me, “US Airways and United Airlines look to have the greatest challenges over the next year.”Enough of a challenge to push them off the Chapter 11 cliff? Perhaps. Point is, one day — maybe soon — you could be flying the bankrupt skies. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-27 11:08:03

IT is Official: Online Banking Security Weak

When the worm turns -  September 29, 2009 I decided to dedicate the day to proving that online banking is drastically broken, (see the day's previous posts)  I thought it prudent to bring to your attention another article, which came out today in Australia's newspaper.  The Age.  Here are some excerpts:  IT is said to have infected 10 million computers running Microsoft Windows XP and Vista. Some reports call it ''the largest threat of cyber crime'', a label others dispute. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 02:14:00


A succinct account of just what ails our financial system from Janet Tavakoli. (via Jesse's Cafe Americain ) Wall Street’s Fraud and Solutions for Systemic Peril By Janet Tavakoli TSF Opinion Commentary – September 29, 2009 http://www.tavakolistructuredfinance.com/Fraud.pdf   Last week I gave a presentation to members of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) explaining the corrosive atmosphere that allowed the largest Ponzi scheme in the history of the capital markets to flourish. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 18:04:06

Credit Card Processing Rates – The Big Six

September 27, 2009 | By Anne Torres In Finance | by Anne TorresIf you’re new to the merchant services industry, you’ll find that there is a very high level of competition going on among its participants. In choosing an account provider, one usually goes for the one that offers the lowest credit card processing rates. However, things may not be that simple as the merchant will need to have a good understanding of these rates and how they play a role in the way an account will be handled. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-27 09:46:29

Like itâ Tell?? Sat Loan Modification scam before it costs you your home

The combination of a complex service, desperation of those who leave the service and a new, wide-open market with little regulation, the possibility for fraudsters to have the advantage of a situation that can bring a quick score with them. The biggest problem for the victims of fraud in the loan modification generally isnâ? T the money, itâ? S the effect of time and missed payments to foreclosure. In terms of sheer numbers, the frequency of the loan modification is limited to relatively low. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 10:57:42

FreeCreditReport.com Review: Not a Free Credit Report

Have you heard of those commercials on TV that talk about “free” credit reports? These services, such as FreeCreditReport.com are *not* truly free. They offer free trials for a limited time (usually 7 days) but they’re actually paid subscription services after the intro period is over. They’re in the business of credit monitoring and tracking your credit standing. Image by Andre Rolim/Getty Images These services exist to help us keep an eye on our credit reports. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 04:01:28

Bill Maher endorses cancer quackery

Over the last five years or so, I’ve often asked, “Is Bill Maher really that ignorant?” I’ve come to the conclusion that he is, and a couple of weeks ago laid out the evidence why right here on this very blog. (Lately Maher has been issuing Tweets that call people who get flu shots “idiots.”) Indeed, I even included in the post perhaps the most hilariously spot-on riposte to Maher’s crankery. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-27 15:20:46

Identity Theft – What You Need To Know

Identity theft is a crime used to refer to fraud that involves someone pretending to be someone else in order to steal money or get other benefits. Are you a victim of identity theft? If prevention works like a lock, identity theft detection can be compared to an alarm. Learn how to detect identity theft. Ben Bernanke is a victim of identity theft. This is proof positive that it can happen to anyone. This article and related links tell you what to do if you are a victim of identity theft. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-27 20:17:50

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