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Credit cards. (DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Palo Alto P.F. Chang’s Is Lone Bay Area Restaurant On Security Breach List

Restaurant chain P.F. Chang’s says its Palo Alto location is one of 33 restaurants that may have been hit a credit and debit card transaction security breach.
The company confirmed in June that data from credit and debit cards used at its restaurants was stolen, but didn’t specify the locations at that time.

08/04/2014

Prepaid debit cards for sale (CBS)

South City Scammers Pose As PG&E Workers To Bilk Customers With Prepaid Debit Cards

South San Francisco Police are warning the public of a scam in which the caller claims to be from PG&E and asks for a utility payment through a Green Dot prepaid debit card.

05/10/2014

Shopping carts sit in the parking lot of a Target store. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Chase Sets Limits On Customers Who Shopped At Target Stores During The Security Breach

J.P. Morgan Chase is limiting the withdrawals and purchases of its customers who used their debit cards at Target during the security breach.

12/21/2013

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ConsumerWatch: Questions Raised About Bieber-Backed Debit Card?

Teen idol Justin Bieber is selling more than music these days. He’s putting his brand on a pre-paid debit card for teenagers.

04/17/2013

Visa credit cards

ConsumerWatch: Debit Charge Delays Surprise Pizza Purchasers

Northbay customers of Little Caesar’s Pizza restaurant are finding some surprising charges for pizza purchases they made in January. Thousands of credit card and debit charges were delayed for as long as nine months.

09/21/2012

Wells Fargo

San Francisco Based Wells Fargo Cancels Debit Card Fee Plan

San Francisco-based bank Wells Fargo & Co. announced Friday that it is canceling its planned five-state pilot of a monthly debit card fee.

10/29/2011

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ConsumerWatch: Complaints Filed Over Social Security Debit Cards

The Treasury Department is pushing to make all government benefits paperless by 2013, a move, the Obama Administration estimates, will save taxpayers $303 million in the first five years after the change takes effect, but the changes may take some getting used to for consumers.

09/29/2011

Fremont Bank

Fremont Bank Rolls Out Security-Enhanced Debit Cards

Fremont Bank has become the first on the West Coast to offer security-enhanced debit cards with information stored on a chip instead of on a magnetic stripe. It’s called CertiFlash technology.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/11/2011

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ConsumerWatch: No Strings Attached For PG&E Reward

San Francisco and San Mateo residents who received a $25 prepaid debit card as reward from Pacific Gas and Electric Co. don’t have to worry about any fees associated with the promotion, despite what they may find in the small print.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/28/2011

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ConsumerWatch: State Disability Benefits Move To Debit Cards

California is starting to switch over to a new payment system for most state benefits. Instead of checks, recipients will soon be receiving Employment Development Debit cards issued by Bank of America.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/20/2010

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