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Talking Points: Klobuchar On Target Data Breach

The investigation into the Target data breach is focusing on a Pennsylvania refrigeration company that had a contract with Target and billed the retailer electronically.

02/09/2014

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Lawsuits Emerging From Data Breach At Target

The first federal lawsuits are now being filed over the massive data breach at Target. Three Minnesotans are among those who say the Minneapolis-based company put them at risk. The company confirmed last week that someone had stolen credit and debit card information from as many as 40 million Target shoppers. The thefts went undetected for more than two weeks.

12/23/2013

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Weak U.S. Card Security Made Target A Juicy Target

The U.S. is the juiciest target for hackers hunting credit card information. And experts say incidents like the recent data theft at Target’s stores will get worse before they get better.

12/22/2013

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Target Reassuring Shoppers, Says There’s Few Reports Of Fraud

Target is trying to reassure its customers in the wake of the retailer’s massive data breach. Someone stole 40 million credit and debit card numbers between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15.

12/20/2013

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Woman Accused In Gas Pump Skimming Case Found Guilty

A 28-year-old California woman was convicted of identity theft involving at least eight victims in a gas pump credit card skimming case.

03/18/2013

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Mpls. Cops: Help ID This Theft Suspect

Minneapolis Police are looking for a man who stole the car, computer and wallet of a Minneapolis resident on Aug. 14 while the victim was sleeping.

09/07/2012

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Credit Card Skimming Popping Up At Local Gas Stations

A new sophisticated method of identity theft has police asking all of us to beware.

07/19/2012

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Minn.Tax Collectors Make Paying By Plastic Easier

Minnesota’s tax man is making it easier to pay by credit or debit card, saying a new payment system that goes online July 1 will be convenient for taxpayers.

06/20/2012

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Some Charged For Canceling Dinner Reservations

It’s standard practice for a hotel to require a credit card number when you book a room. Now, some restaurants are asking the same from customers who are reserving a table.

03/19/2012

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Survey Shows Americans’ Struggle With Debt, Savings

A new survey by Bankrate.com shows a slight silver lining when it comes to our financial health, but reveals some problems, too.

02/21/2012

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7 Suspects Sentenced For Restaurant Credit Card Fraud

A 36-year-old man was sentenced to eight years in prison Thursday, marking the final sentence of seven suspects involved in a credit card skimming operation.

01/19/2012

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Protecting Yourself From Scams On Cyber Monday

The stores are busy this weekend — but one in three people still plan to do part of their holiday shopping online this year. But you then run the risk of getting scammed.

11/27/2011

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Teen Accused Of Stealing Credit Card Info From ‘Hundreds’ Of McDonald’s Drive-Thru Customers

If you got something to eat at the Monticello McDonald’s on East 7th Street in July or August, police say your credit card information may have been compromised.

09/09/2011

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Good Question: What Is The U.S. Debt Paying For?

If the national debt is the nation’s credit card, what kind of things are we charging?

07/27/2011

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Grandson Accused Of Charging More Than $10,000

A Faribault man is accused of using his grandmother’s credit card to charge more than $10,000 at Wal-Mart, clothing stores, a hotel and other places.

02/08/2011

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