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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

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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 5–03/28/2011

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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 5–12/20/2010

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Oakland Municipal ID Card Would Double As Debit Card

Oakland is moving forward with plans for a municipal identification card that is being touted as the first in the nation that would double as a full-fledged debit card.

CBS San Francisco–11/27/2010

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ConsumerWatch: Bay Area Retailers Bring Back Layaway Plans

With the holiday shopping season underway, there are indications that consumers are spending less or at least within their means.

KPIX 5–11/24/2010