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Experts Say Most Merchants Can’t Require ID With Credit Card PurchasesWith 97 shopping days left until Christmas, it's about time for credit card use to go into overdrive.
CBS2 Exclusive: Sean Satha, Man James Blake Was Mistaken For In Arrest, Was Wrong Man TooThe photo of the man detectives thought they were looking for when they arrested James Blake last week turned out to be a case of mistaken identity too.
Prosecutors: Con Man Forged Signature Of Mets COO Jeff WilponPaperwork from Michael Conway had Wilpon's first name as "Jeffery" on forged Mets letterhead that purported to authorize a $1 million contract for leased office equipment, prosecutors said.
Police: Former Tennis Star James Blake Handcuffed By NYPD After Being MisidentifiedFormer tennis star James Blake was demanding an apology Wednesday night, after he was handcuffed by the NYPD in a case of mistaken identity.
Parents Warned: Scam Artists Can Steal Children's Identities, Ruin Their Future CreditAs kids get ready to go back to school, thieves are gearing up to steal their identities.
NYPD Officer Accused Of Stealing Dead Man's Credit Card, Ordering Diamond RingA jewelry shopping spree has landed a New York City police officer in trouble with the law.
Long Island Woman Charged With Stealing Identities Of 500 PeopleAn arrest on Long Island has halted a scheme that plundered the identities of hundreds of people, including the dead and disabled, in 31 states, authorities said Friday.
Expert: Info Shared On Social Media Could Lead To Identity TheftLevin said to be especially careful about sharing children's information because no one is checking their credit.
New York State Police Identify Suspect In Identity Theft Of Terminally Ill Fashion ExecutiveErin M. O'Hanlon, 34, of Derby, Conn. is being sought for allegedly withdrawing more than $9,000 from the account of Kate Sullivan as Sullivan was dying in a hospital.
New York State Police: Woman Withdrew $9,200 From Terminally Ill Fashion Executive's AccountA woman posing as Kate Sullivan withdrew more than $9,000 from a Chase branch in Commack, Long Island, on Sept. 23, 2014, before unsuccessfully trying to repeat the crime in Freeport, police said.
Experts Say Throwing Out An Old Fax Machine Could Put Your Personal Info At RiskThrowing away an older fax machine could put your personal information at risk.
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.
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