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May 10 2014

Consumer alert: AG’s office launches investigation, warns consumers about thieves

The Texas Attorney General’s Office has opened a criminal investigation into a scheme by identity thieves who are posing as employees of the Texas Attorney General’s Office in an attempt to steal the identities of targeted individuals – particularly individuals who have applied for a short-term loan. Just last month, nearly 200 Texans reported receiving …

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Dec 26 2013

Why Was Your Credit Card Transaction Denied

We’ve all had these moments: You’re at a romantic restaurant and the evening went great. But just as you and your date are readying to leave, an embarrassed waiter appears and whispers, “I’m afraid your card has been denied.” So much for romance. The same thing can happen at the grocery store, when shopping online …

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Jul 21 2012

Debit overdraft fees

By Mary Hunt Remember the way banks used to slap debit-card users with outrageous bounce fees if you happened to operate too close to the edge? It was so crazy, a six-dollar burger could end up costing $45 or more if all you had in your account was $5.99. What irked me, as well as …

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