The threat of the era of coronavirus: how to protect credit card data when shopping online

Online shopping has become a lifeline for many Americans during the coronavirus pandemic, exposing them more than before to online crimes such as credit card skimming. About this writes Fox News. “Although digital skimming has existed for many years, the current pandemic ...

Credit Card Fraud: Xnumx Ways to Cheat

Fraud and data leaks are all on the rise. No wonder the 2019 year promises to be the worst year to protect your privacy. Here's what you need to know about the five threats that you and your card accounts face. Skimmer Credit card skimmers are located ...

New Yorkers are furious about the tricky extra credit card fees

Life in New York has become more expensive and almost no one noticed, writes New York Post. In January, a lengthy trial was completed, which gives New York vendors the right to charge an additional fee for purchases with a clearly defined price paid by credit card. Some companies use ...

You can now pay online with credit cards for Immigration services.

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) stated that it is now possible to pay a fee for submitting most forms with a credit card online. The new payment method is available for 41 of a paid form, according to the USCIS press service. To pay a deposit with Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover ...

American credit card debts hit a record high

In June, 2017 of the year, credit card debt in the United States exceeded one trillion dollars, breaking the previous record recorded before the 2008 economic crisis of the year. The total debt of Americans amounted to 1,2 trillion dollars, reports Bloomberg, citing data from the Federal Reserve. The largest ...

Americans are more likely to use credit cards for good rewards.

When it comes to regular purchases, Americans are prone to using debit cards. However, this opinion is not at all useful to the manufacturers of bank cards (issuers). Credit brings much more revenue than debit. First, banks charge higher “exchange fees” and fees ...

10 cities with the biggest credit card debts

The total credit card debt of Americans is $ 927 billion. Cheat Sheet has ranked the cities of the United States, whose residents on average have the largest credit card debts. In addition, it was calculated what time it takes for residents to pay this debt, considering ...

The son of a Russian deputy in the USA was given 27 years in prison

The Seattle court sentenced Russian citizen Roman Seleznev, the son of State Duma deputy from the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia Valery Seleznev, to 27 years in prison for cyber fraud. The prosecution demanded that Roman Seleznev be sentenced to 30 years in prison. It was noted that the particular gravity of crimes could threaten the accused with life imprisonment. Himself ...

Ten worst credit card stores

According to a new report by CreditCards.com, interest rates on store credit cards have reached record levels. The average loan rate on them is 23,84%, which is more than 8% higher than the average interest rate on ordinary credit cards. As a rule, the benefits that stores provide ...

Why Americans are willing to pay $ 550 per year for exclusive credit cards

In 2016, JPMorgan Chase announced the release of a limited number of exclusive “sapphire” credit cards made from precious metals. The cost of servicing such a card was $ 450 per year. Despite the unreasonably high price, the number of people wishing to receive an exclusive card was so ...

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