News tagged with debit card

Soon the government check won't be in the mail

(AP) -- Before too long, the government check will no longer be in the mail. Officials have settled on the dates when millions of people will no longer be able to get their Social Security and other benefit checks by mail.

Dec 21, 2010
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Electronic payments crowd out checks in US: Fed

Electronic payments have surged in the United States to more than 75 percent of all noncash payments as check usage continues to fall by the wayside, a Federal Reserve report showed Wednesday.

Dec 08, 2010
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Hacker gets 7 years for stealing credit card data

(AP) -- A federal judge in Boston has sentenced a Florida man to seven years in prison for playing a key role in one of the largest theft of credit and debit card numbers in U.S. history.

Mar 30, 2010
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Big-time hacker from Miami sentenced in 3rd case

(AP) -- For the second time in as many days, a computer hacker accused of one of the largest-ever thefts of credit and debit card numbers stood before a federal judge and apologized for his actions.

Mar 26, 2010
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Prosecutors to seek 25 years for TJX hacker

(AP) -- A computer hacker who helped orchestrate one of the largest thefts of credit and debit card numbers in U.S. history faces sentencing this week for hacking into computer systems of major retailers, including TJX Cos., ...

Mar 23, 2010
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Software defect hits millions of German bank cards

(AP) -- Millions of German bank cards have been affected by a "millennium bug"-like problem because they contain software that can't process the number 2010, industry groups said Tuesday.

Jan 05, 2010
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