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Seen At 11: Keeping Your Credit Card Information On Lock With A ‘Security Freeze’

The “security freeze” is the number one tool to prevent crooks from stealing your credit card information. But the problem is that not many people use it.

12/10/2014

A suspect in the theft of a credit card used to buy nearly $500 worth of merchandise at a Bronx Home Depot. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Made Purchase Of Nearly $500 With Stolen Credit Card

Police on Monday were asking for assistance in finding a suspect who allegedly stole another man’s credit card and made a purchase worth nearly $500 at a Home Depot in the Bronx.

09/08/2014

Vasile Ovidiu Haidau/2004 blue Volvo S80 with NY plates GXR5959. (credit: MTA Police)

Police: Suspect Sought After Card Skimmers Found At LIRR Ticket Machines

Workers found the card skimmers and tiny hidden cameras at a Long Island Rail Road station in Baldwin last week during a routine inspection, police said.

04/08/2014

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Suffolk Lawmaker Wants More Notification Of Price Discrepancies At Gas Pumps

The proposal would require the price difference be clearly displayed on every automated pump screen and give motorists the opportunity to opt out of the higher credit/debit price.

03/25/2014

Brooklyn Credit Card Info Theft Suspect

Police: Suspect Used Fraudulent Card With Victim’s Info Twice At Liquor Store

Police on Monday were asking the public to help them identify and find a suspect who stole someone’s credit card information and made unauthorized purchases at a Brooklyn liquor store.

02/24/2014

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Target: 40 Million Card Accounts May Be Breached

The chain said that customers who made purchases using their cards at its U.S. stores between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15 may have been exposed.

12/19/2013

Surveillance footage of a man wanted in connection with a series of robberies at doctor's offices in New Jersey (Credit CBS 2)

Authorities: Thief Targets Women Working At Medical Offices

A thief has been preying on women who work at medical offices in New Jersey.

11/13/2013

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First Lesson For New College Students: Finances

If college students are not careful, money mistakes they make now could take years to correct.

08/15/2013

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New Credit Card Surcharge Results In Dilemma For N.J. Small Business Owners

The retailers have a choice as to whether they wish to charge the fee — but now they’re faced with a dilemma. Do they eat the cost, or pass it on to the consumer and risk driving away customers?

01/28/2013

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Credit Card Checkout Fees Begin In New Jersey

Using a credit card could be costly in New Jersey starting Sunday, as retailers gain the right to add a checkout fee of 4 percent for credit purchases.

01/27/2013

Baby ID Theft

How To Protect Your Kids From Identity Theft

We’ve warned you about identity theft before. Everyone’s a target for this type of crime – from the elderly to the deceased. Now, your kids are also at risk. Children are 51 percent more likely to have their identities stolen than adults.

CBS 2–10/09/2012

8.16 Money Matters

Expert: 5 Common Money Mistakes — And How To Fix Them

Carmen Wong Ulrich, finance expert and author of “The Real Cost of Living,” sat down with TV-55’s John Elliott and Lisa Kerney to answer the 5 big questions people have about money

08/16/2012

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Ask Asa: Charge It

As CBS 2 consumer reporter Asa Aarons explains, there are 10 things you should always charge.

03/29/2012

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Police: Duo Stole Elderly Connecticut Woman’s Credit Cards To Go On Shopping Spree

Police said the suspects bought over $2,000 worth of goods at Lowe’s Home Improvement in Danbury before going to The Westchester Mall in White Plains to continue their shopping spree.

03/13/2012

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Westchester Lawmaker Proposes Fine For ‘Deceptive’ Gas Pricing

Legislator Michael Kaplowitz is proposing that a $1,000 fine be levied on gas stations that don’t clearly indicate a different price for card customers.

10/20/2011

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