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A surveillance image of a suspect in the theft of three elderly women's wallets on the Upper East Side. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Stole Elderly Women’s Wallets On UES, Used Credit Cards

Police on Friday were searching for a woman who they believe has been swiping wallets form elderly women on the Upper East Side, and fraudulently using their credit cards.

12/05/2014

EMV chip technology is considered a useful defense against the threat of credit card fraud. (Credit: CBS2)

Many Major Retailers Behind On Fraud-Deterring Chip Technology

Many say a chip that makes counterfeiting nearly impossible is one of the best defenses against credit card fraud, but retail stores are not ready to implement the technology.

11/12/2014

FILE -- A Home Depot store (credit: Getty Images)

Home Depot: 53 Million E-Mail Addresses Also Stolen In Data Breach This Year

Hackers stole 53 million email addresses in addition to customers’ card data, Home Depot said Thursday.

11/06/2014

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

Consumer Expert: Use Caution When Paying With Debit, Credit Cards

There are some risks to using your debit or credit card in public places, said Howard Schwartz of the Connecticut Better Business Bureau.

10/13/2014

Shoppers wait for a Kmart to open on Thanksgiving night November 22, 2012 in Griffith, Indiana. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Kmart Announces Major Data Breach Affecting Credit Card Information

Kmart on Friday became the latest retailer to announce a data breach in its payment systems.

10/10/2014

Dairy Queen store in Kentucky (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Dairy Queen Says Data Breach Affected 395 Stores This Past Summer

Dairy Queen announced Thursday that a security breach struck hundreds of its stores around the country this past summer – including some in the Tri-State Area.

10/09/2014

FILE -- A Home Depot store (credit: Getty Images)

Home Depot: Data Breach Affected 56 Million Credit, Debit Cards

A total of 56 million credit and debit cards are believed to have been affected by a data breach this year at Home Depot.

09/18/2014

FILE -- A Home Depot store (credit: Getty Images)

Home Depot Confirms Major Data Breach, Offers Identity Protection

Home Depot announced Monday that it has confirmed a major security breach that could affect customers using credit and debit cards around the U.S. and Canada.

09/08/2014

FILE -- A Home Depot store (credit: Getty Images)

Home Depot Investigates Huge Potential Security Breach

Home improvement giant Home Depot on Tuesday was investigating a potential credit card breach that some cyber security experts said could be massive.

09/02/2014

(Credit: Kimberly Brown-Azzarello / Creative Commons)

Tri-State P.F. Chang’s Locations May Have Been Hit By Data Breach

The nationwide P.F. Chang’s restaurant chain has been hit with a security breach involving credit and debit card data, and two Tri-State Area locations have been affected.

08/04/2014

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

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