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Experts warn scammers using infrared technology can pick up your PIN from a pad like this. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Scammers Could Use Thermal Imaging To Steal Your PIN

Scammers are finding new ways to get your personal information, and it is as easy as attaching a new gadget to your iPhone.

09/02/2014

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Email Causes Panic Among Target Customers Affected By Holiday Data Breach

An email sent to the roughly 70 million Target customers who may have been affected by a pre-Christmas data breach is causing panic among those who fear it could be an attempt to victimize them again.

01/18/2014

LaGuardia Airport on Saturday, August 27, 2011, as Hurricane Irene heads To Tri-State (credit: CBS 2)

Ask Asa: Protecting Yourself On Vacation

Summer is on its way and that means it’s almost time for family vacations. Going on vacation means more than just fun in the sun, it also means that identity thieves will be trying to access your personal information.

05/02/2012

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Elderly New Jersey Couple Warns Seniors Of ‘The Grandparents Scam’

After 60,000 complaints nationwide – 1,600 victims in New Jersey – state and federal officials are rolling out a national campaign to talk about a booming scam targeting seniors.

03/23/2011

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Con Artists Targeting Seniors On Long Island

It’s the season of giving, but con artists are making the most of the generosity of seniors by scamming them out of thousands of dollars.

12/01/2010

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Scammers Hit Homeowners Where It Hurts The Most

Marie Miller is among the millions of homeowners struggling to hold onto her home, and now a scam artist has hit her in the middle of her financial troubles.

11/18/2010