Marin Police Warn Of Phone Scam Involving Missed Jury DutyThe 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.
Long Lines, Frustrated Shoppers After Nationwide Target Checkout GlitchTarget shoppers can expect trouble at the cash register again after issues with debit, gift, and EBT cards caused long lines across the country Sunday.
ConsumerWatch: Regulations Eyed For Prepaid Debit CardsAt 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.
SF-Based Wells Fargo Imposing $7 Monthly Checking FeeWells Fargo customers in six states who had free checking accounts will pay $7 a month starting in May.
ConsumerWatch: Skimmers May Use Smartphones To Steal Credit Card InformationThe 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.
Lucky Supermarket Chain Reveals Scope Of Card Reader ScamMore 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.
Card Readers Tampered With At Bay Area Lucky SupermarketsLucky Supermarkets has issued a warning to consumers after someone tampered with credit and debit card readers at several Bay Area Stores.
ConsumerWatch: PG&E Rebate Program Still Hitting SnagsMore 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.