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Amber Stubbs, Managing Editor

July 2011

What golden years? 101-year-old gets her credit card stolen

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: July 29, 2011

Sleaze knows no bounds when it comes to credit card theft. [...]

Posted in Credit Card Crimes | 0 Comments

BillMyParents: the sequel

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: July 27, 2011

Our spoof review of prepaid cards for teens results in a friendly "visit" from the BillMyParents folks. [...]

Posted in Prepaid Credit Cards | 1 Comments

Mom teaches her kid to steal credit cards, and other new lows in credit card crime

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: July 22, 2011

This week's roster of credit card crimes raises all sorts of deep philosophical questions. [...]

Posted in Credit Card Crimes | 0 Comments

Denied for the best credit card? Lenders now required to say why

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: July 21, 2011

You may soon get a free credit score in the mail. But trust us, you don't want it. [...]

Posted in Credit Reports | Credit Card Laws | Credit Score | 0 Comments

We was robbed! Tales from the credit card crime blotter

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: July 15, 2011

Woman hides 57 credit cards in her pants, skimmer on the loose in Bend, Ore., and more daring stunts gone wrong--or not. [...]

Posted in Credit Card Crimes | 0 Comments

Your credit card could get ugly if the debt ceiling isn't raised

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: July 14, 2011

Nobody thinks it will happen, but what if on August 2, the unthinkable happens? [...]

Posted in Other | 1 Comments

Is the Walmart credit card gas discount a good deal?

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: July 11, 2011

Walmart is offering ten cents off every gallon when you use one of their branded credit cards or reloadable cash cards. Too good to be true? [...]

Posted in Gas Rebate Cards | 1 Comments

Crime tip: Don't use a stolen credit card if you wear a GPS ankle bracelet.

Written by Geoff Williams
Posted On: July 8, 2011

To catch a credit card thief takes luck, skill, and a bit of creativity. Read all about the week's top credit card crimes--solved! [...]

Posted in Credit Card Crimes | 0 Comments
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