Pair arrested in Tulsa on federal identity theft charge

Pair arrested in Tulsa on federal identity theft charge

Two people have been charged in a federal criminal complaint with engaging in an identity theft conspiracy that reportedly involved the use of the names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers of others to obtain credit cards, gift cards and cellph…

Banks, law enforcement warn about growing trend of identity theft, fraud

Out of the blue, strangers started to call an Allegan County woman to demand the delivery of gift cards they thought she had sold them on eBay.

Ag: Id Theft Ring Hijacked 180 Customer Accounts At Nyc Retail Stores

Seven people have been arrested in an identity theft scheme that allegedly netted more than $1 million in products and gift cards by tapping consumer charge accounts in four states.

The ins and outs of using gift cards safely

Posted Dec. 24, 2011, at 1:13 p.m. Oops. There you were, about to head home on Christmas Eve, thinking you had all your shopping done. Then you remembered: Aunt Matilda, the toughest challenge on your list.

CENTRAL JERSEY: Holiday shopping tips for savvy consumers

TRENTON The state Division of Consumer Affairs reminds shoppers to know their rights about rain checks, gift cards and refunds, and to check the national list of recalled toys before going online or to stores this holiday shopping season.

Roseman: Thieves can use gift cards before you do

It’s better to buy gift cards from a person behind a counter rather than cards displayed on racks, which can be used fraudulently. (3 hours ago)

Got a gift card? Now’s a great time to start spending them

Unless you were very naughty, there’s a good chance you got a gift card for Christmas.Here are some tips on what you need to know about using gift cards. (2 hours ago)

Answers to reader questions on personal finances

With the holidays over, it’s time to get back to basics _ like dealing with your finances. Here are some reader questions about reverse mortgages, minimum distributions and gift cards. (6 hours ago)

Gift cards may be popular for necessities

PORTLAND, Ore. — Forget the wish list. Shoppers may be giving the gift of necessity this holiday season, buying up cards for gas, groceries and even utilities to help friends and family through lean times. (2 hours ago)