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Consumer Companies with best credit card fraud detection Companies with best credit card fraud detection
Credit card fraud is a massive problem. And with all the recent data breaches it's getting worse.

I think we all assume the companies that issue credit cards will do everything possible to prevent and detect the fraudulent use of that card.
Consumer Maybe the best medicine is no medicine at all Maybe the best medicine is no medicine at all
You feel lousy. Maybe it's a bad cold; maybe it’s the flu. If you go to the doctor, you expect to get something to make you feel better, like a prescription for antibiotics.
Consumer Hang up on the "ring once" phone scam Hang up on the "ring once" phone scam
When your cell phone rings and you miss the call, there's a good chance you'll call back to see who it was. Con artists hope to use this curiosity to cram unauthorized charges onto your bill.
Consumer Cats can get separation anxiety Cats can get separation anxiety
You just assume that your dog misses you when you leave the house. And you probably assume your cat could care less.

Well get this – some cats do get separation anxiety.
Consumer Light Angel: Does it work? Light Angel: Does it work? (Video)
Can a $13 light solve the problem of dark closets or dim stairways at your house?
A new product called "Light Angel" claims to light up the way.
Consumer Telephone con artists target seniors Telephone con artists target seniors
As we get older we tend to become more vulnerable to fraud. Con artist know this, which is why they often target seniors.

"A lot of these folks are isolated and lonely and this is the only person calling." said Doug Shadel with AARP Washington.
Consumer Tips for picking a good tax preparer Tips for picking a good tax preparer
Tax season has started and you need someone to do your return. Take the time to make the right choice. You want to make sure that company or individual is qualified to do your taxes.
Consumer Mannequins get a makeover to look more real Mannequins get a makeover to look more real (Photo Gallery)
The one-size-fits-all mannequin is getting a much-needed makeover. Stores are using more realistic versions of the usually tall, svelte, faceless mannequins in windows and aisles. It's part of retailers' efforts to make them look more like the women who wear their clothes.
Consumer Poll: Credit card data breaches not changing people's habits Poll: Credit card data breaches not changing people's habits
American shoppers say they are very concerned about the safety of their personal information following a massive security breach at Target, but many aren't taking steps to ensure their data is more secure, says a new Associated Press--GfK Poll.
Consumer Super Bowl collectibles as investment -- tricky business Super Bowl collectibles as investment -- tricky business (Video)
A super bowl win will really spike the value of many of the players. And when a player's value goes up, so can the value of many items connected to that player's name. But when you start talking about sports collectibles, be careful. Sports memorabilia as an investment is tricky business- regardless of the sport.
Consumer Roto Punch: Does it work? Roto Punch: Does it work? (Video)
The promoters spend a lot of time marveling about how well Roto Punch adds holes "instantly" to items such as belts, purse straps and pet collars. They make it look like a snap. But when I tried it, punching a new hole in a thick leather belt was no where near as "instant" as in the commercial.
Consumer 'One Ring' scam: new variation on old phone trick 'One Ring' scam: new variation on old phone trick (Video)
Heads-up cell phone users. Scammers have cooked up yet another phone scam to try to rip you off. It's not a robocall. It's not a sales pitch. In fact, with this scam when the phone rings, there's no one on the line.