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Some Turn To Online Gift Registries To Get What They Want This Holiday Season

You know what they say, ‘if you don’t ask, you don’t get,’ but when it comes to holiday gifts hinting has traditionally been the way to go.

12/11/2014

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Expert: ‘Scarcity Principle’ — Not Discounts — Is What Drives Black Friday Mania

Two-thirds of American consumers plan to hit the stores next week for Black Friday with one mission — big savings. But that’s not the only thing that compels them to hit the stores.

11/20/2014

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

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Staples Investigating Possible Data Breach

Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.

10/21/2014

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Police: LI Mother Left 10-Month-Old In Car While She Shopped

Tirza Artiga-Acosta, 20, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

10/05/2014

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DHS: More Than 1,000 U.S. Retailers Could Be Vulnerable To Data Hackers

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Friday was warning shoppers that hackers could be eyeing their money.

08/22/2014

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Police: Missing Autistic Teen From Mount Vernon Found Trying To Steal From Harlem Target

Jonathan Bryant, 15, was turned over to Mount Vernon detectives Monday evening after NYPD officers learned he had been reported missing.

08/19/2014

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Clark Police Officer Fires Gun At Suspect During Pursuit

Officials said the pursuit started shortly after 5:15 p.m. Friday, when Clark police officers were notified that a man was trying to buy items with a fraudulent credit card at a Target on Central Avenue.

08/09/2014

Experts say logging onto some Wi-Fi hotspots could leave users vulnerable to hackers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Department Of Homeland Security: Private Company That Conducts Background Checks Hacked

The FBI has launched an investigation, and a multi-agency response team is attempting to figure out the scope of the breach, DHS said.

08/06/2014

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Survey: Back-To-School Shopping Kicks Off 2 Months Before School Starts

Believe it or not, back-to-school shopping has already begun. Parents are getting the chore out of the way early, to take advantage of sales and make sure they get the goods before retailers sell out.

07/29/2014

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Man Charged With ‘Upskirting’ At Hackensack Target Store

A New Jersey man is behind bars, charged with using a mirror to look up women’s skirts at a Target store.

07/18/2014

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Police: Nanny Locked Child In Van, Shoplifted From LI Target Store

Christine Nunes, 37, of Lynbrook left the 3-year-old girl in the backseat of a locked 2006 Dodge Caravan while she went inside a Target store, where she stole several items, police said.

06/25/2014

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LI Hospital Employee Accused Of Stealing Identities From Vulnerable Patients

A hospital employee has been charged with identity theft. The woman was allegedly targeting weak and vulnerable patients who had been left in her care.

05/24/2014

Local police initially said Guo Xing Chen of Texas was suspected in a $70 million data breach at Target stores, but later said he was not believed to be involved. (Credit: Georgetown, Texas Police)

Authorities: Texas Arrest Not Related To Larger Target Data Breach

Police in a Texas town initially said a man arrested in December may be linked to the data breach that plagued Target stores nationwide, but authorities later reported that there was no apparent link.

05/07/2014

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Chili’s Waitress On Long Island Accused Of Stealing Customers’ Credit Card Information

Waitress Brittany Louis, 24, was arrested at the restaurant on Thursday for allegedly stealing credit card information from customers for three months with a simple skimmer device, detectives said.

03/14/2014

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