Shoppers hit stores for the holidays in the final months of 2012 and it seems many of them were armed with credit and debit cards using the Visa network.
A San Francisco Bay area postal worker is facing charges that he stole thousands of pieces of mail to obtain credit cards that he then gave out to friends.
It’s the holidays. You have to buy gifts, but your bank account demands thriftiness and you need to avoid overspending. If you are one of many Americans who have been hit hard by the economy and are looking for ways to spend wisely over the holidays, here are a few suggestions, with input from a South Bay financial advisor.
Bay Area medical marijuana dispensaries claim they are being cut off from allowing credit card transactions.
The government is launching an online database of complaints about credit cards. The public can see what types of complaints people have filed against any bank that issues credit cards.
The 5 percent processing fee has been lowered to 3.5 percent with taxi companies making up the difference.
Visa Inc. said Wednesday that its fiscal first-quarter profit rose 16 percent, as card use rose both in the U.S. and overseas.
The South Bay Blue Star Moms, a group that sends care packages to soldiers, was one of the credit card users hit by the recent Lucky card skimming scam.
A Lucky supermarket in San Leandro is the 24th Northern California store victimized by a credit and debit card-skimming operation.
More than 100 employees and customers have had their identities stolen at Bay Area Lucky supermarkets by thieves who tampered with the credit and debit card readers in self checkout lines, according to the company.