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Some banks are offering smartphone apps that allow customers to "lock" their debit cards between uses. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Smartphone Apps Serving As ‘Lock’ For Credit, Debit Cards

A growing number of banks are now offering a variety of the “credit lock” apps in an effort to combat the stealing and hacking of card numbers.

07/21/2014

Kenneth Osias, Otis Barnes

Police: Banks Lost Over $9,000 To Credit Card Skimming Operation On Long Island

Two men were charged Thursday with using a skimming device to capture credit numbers and create fraudulent cards – resulting in losses of $9,000 to multiple banks.

05/23/2014

Christopher Gallo

Police: Suspect Stole Car Keys From Paramus Gym Lockers, Ransacked Cars

Police in Paramus, N.J. said Friday that they have caught a health club bandit who allegedly broke into lockers, took their car keys and then ransacked their cars.

04/19/2014

Tips on how to protect yourself from credit card theft. (Credit: CBS 2)

Uncle Giuseppe’s L.I. Grocery Stores Warn Of Data Breach

A popular Long Island grocery store chain reported Thursday that it had been the victim of a data breach affecting credit card systems at three of its stores.

03/06/2014

Police say a Brooklyn man and his brother attempted to bribe them after marijuana, gift cards, and forged credit cards were discovered during a motor vehicle stop. (Credit NYPD)

Cops: Brooklyn Twins Attempted To Bribe Police Officers

Sanchez was arrested and during the course of the arrest allegedly offered police $10,000 in exchange for his release and the return of the property.

01/12/2014

Target Store

Target Denies Report That PINs Were Stolen In Data Breach

Target on Tuesday denied a report claiming that personal identification numbers were also stolen in a data breach that affected up to 40 million credit cards.

12/24/2013

Credit-card machine (file/credit: Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images)

Credit Card Purchases Could Pay Off This Holiday Season

As the holiday shopping season arrives, paying with plastic could mean reaping big rewards.

11/27/2013

Credit cards. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Men Caught Using Fraudulent Credit Cards On Long Island

Nassau County loss prevention officers halted a credit card scheme in action this week, yielding surprising results.

09/07/2013

A man and a woman who authorities believe conned an elderly woman out of her credit cards. (Credit CBS 2)

Cops Search For Duo Who Allegedly Targeted Elderly Woman And Her Credit Cards

The duo has been accused of ripping off credit cards from a 73-year-old woman in the St. George section of Staten Island.

08/17/2013

Credit cards (credit: DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Charges You Might Not Know You’re Being Hit With

Extra charges may be getting tacked onto your credit or debit card, and you may not even realize you are handing over the money.

07/24/2013

Credit Card (file / credit: clipart.com)

Bergen County Prosecutor Announces Arrests For Identity Theft

Once the victims reported credit cards they didn’t sign up for were coming in the mail, Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said investigators started backtracking.

05/03/2013

Credit cards. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Retailers May Start Adding ‘Checkout Fees’ For Credit Card Purchases

Starting Sunday, retailers all around New Jersey can start adding a checkout fee of up to 4 percent on your purchases if you use a credit card.

01/26/2013

1.3.13 Negotiate It

New Money-Saving App Coaches Users To Negotiate, Lower Monthly Bills

The app, called ‘Negotiate It,’ provides scripts for users to read as they call up their bank, credit card company, phone service provider or gym. The step by step process guides consumers as they negotiate late fees – or even have them waived.

01/03/2013

Credit cards. (credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Retailers Ready To Force Consumers To Pay ‘Swipe Fee’ For Using Plastic

Paper or plastic? It’s a simple choice, but it’s about to get a lot more complicated.

07/27/2012

Credit-card machine (file/credit: Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images)

Ask Asa: Credit Or Debit?

It’s a question that everybody has been asked while shopping, credit or debit? But how many of us really stop to think before swiping our cards?

04/22/2012

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