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Latest Banking Scam Is Pretty Convincing If You're Not Paying Attention

Scammers are relentless and are finding even more cunning ways to get their hands on your information. The latest one of the more convincing ones yet and it involves a combination of fake texts and cardless ATMs to steal thousands of dollars. The newest trend among that banks are offering to...
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Woman Mistakenly Tips Server using Her PIN Instead

A momentary slip of the mind has cost one woman over $7,000. A French woman was at a coffee shop and had requested to pay her bill that equals around $23.76 USD. She wanted to include a tip but mistakenly entered her PIN of 7686 in the section designated for a tip. So instead of leaving a $5 tip,...
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Couple Keeps Receiving Phantom Amazon Packages

There are times when you shop online and forget about a delivery. The item was backordered and it just arrived or perhaps you decided to shop after a few glasses of wine and after a couple days you find out what you ordered. Mike and Kelly Gallivan said they received a delivered package from Amazon...
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Mastercard To Eliminate The Signature Requirement For Purchases

Starting in April, debit and credit cards issued with the Mastercard logo will no longer require signatures on any purchase amount. In an announcement release this week, Mastercard says the elimination of signatures should speed up the checkout process while continuing to offer safeguards against...
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Florida Man Impersonates Nickelback Drummer To Swindel Microphones

Leave it to one individual who calls Florida home to claim to be the drummer for Nickelback as he tries to steal $25,000 worth of microphones! Ask any Nickelback fan where the band calls home and it's doubtful they would say Port St. Lucie. However that is where 45-year old Howard Koenig lives and...
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Tax Refund Delays For Those Using Earned Income Child Tax Credits

If you use the earned income tax credit or the additional child tax credit when filing your taxes, your refund will take a bit longer this year. The IRS says that identify thieves have been using taxpayers’ personal information, sometimes going as far as to steal their W-2s and past tax returns to...
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