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Marin Police Warn Of Phone Scam Involving Missed Jury Duty

The Central Marin Police Authority is warning the public about a phone scam in which a scammer impersonates a law enforcement officer and threatens a resident with arrest for not appearing for jury duty unless the resident pays a fee.

07/16/2014

A customer uses the credit card scanner at a Target store on December 19, 2013 in Miami, Florida. Target announced that about 40 million credit and debit card accounts of customers who made purchases by swiping their cards at terminals in its U.S. stores between November 27 and December 15 may have been stolen. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Long Lines, Frustrated Shoppers After Nationwide Target Checkout Glitch

Target shoppers can expect trouble at the cash register again after issues with debit, gift, and EBT cards caused long lines across the country Sunday.

06/15/2014

Prepaid debit cards for sale (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Regulations Eyed For Prepaid Debit Cards

At a hearing in North Carolina Tuesday, intended to start the process of writing rules to govern the rapidly expanding industry, Consumer Financial Protection Board Director Richard Cordray warned about the high fees that catch many consumers by surprise.

05/23/2012

A banking customer uses an ATM at a Wells Fargo Bank in Oakland (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF-Based Wells Fargo Imposing $7 Monthly Checking Fee

Wells Fargo customers in six states who had free checking accounts will pay $7 a month starting in May.

03/08/2012

The Google Wallet informational website (Google)

ConsumerWatch: Skimmers May Use Smartphones To Steal Credit Card Information

The increasingly popular radio frequency identification (RFID) credit cards that allow consumers to pay by tapping may be making it easier for crooks to steal valuable information with their smartphones.

02/27/2012

Customers using the self-checkout at a Lucky supermarket. (CBS)

Lucky Supermarket Chain Reveals Scope Of Card Reader Scam

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.

12/06/2011

Visa credit cards

Card Readers Tampered With At Bay Area Lucky Supermarkets

Lucky Supermarkets has issued a warning to consumers after someone tampered with credit and debit card readers at several Bay Area Stores.

11/23/2011

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ConsumerWatch: PG&E Rebate Program Still Hitting Snags

More then 266,000 San Francisco and San Mateo residents received a $25 pre-paid debit card from Pacific Gas and Electric Co. for conserving gas this past December, but some customers are still confused on whether the debit card includes extra fees.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/06/2011