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  • American Express Jan 8

    Fraudsters Used Stolen IDs to Open Bank Accounts

    Stolen personal information has been used to open bank accounts with American Express. The company doesn’t know how fraudsters obtained the information just yet. NBC10 Responds reporter Harry Hairston explains what American Express is doing to notify affected individuals.

  • Dec 1, 2019

    Mom-and-Pop Retailers Gear Up for Small Business Saturday, as Towns Try to Stoke Excitement

    Independent retailers are gearing up for Small Business Saturday, a day used to promote mom-and-pop retailers, and many towns are doing their best to support the effort. In 2018, an estimated 104 million consumers shopped at independent retailers and restaurants on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. They spent $17.8 billion, the most since the shopping event was created by American Express...

  • Sep 28, 2019

    Courthouse Employee Admits Of Stealing Thousands

  • Jun 5, 2019

    Cuba Restrictions Hit Cruise Lines at the Start of Summer

    The Trump administration’s new restrictions on travel to Cuba will hit hardest at the cruise industry, taking away a new and increasingly popular destination at the start of the critical summer vacation season.

  • Mar 29, 2019

    Virginia Woman Accused of Embezzling $93K From Company for Wedding

    A Virginia woman is accused of embezzling more than $93,000, which she allegedly funneled toward her wedding and buttocks lift, among other expenses.

  • Mar 26, 2019

    Apple Tries to Take a Bite Out of Credit Card Industry

    Apple is rolling out a credit card that it says is designed to do things no other card can. So how does it actually stack up? It looks different from a traditional credit card — there’s no number on the front and the users’ name is etched in metal. The card expands the company’s digital Apple Pay services, marrying the...

  • Mar 8, 2019

    Gap, Lyft, Barbie and Bud: Here’s What Brands Are Doing For International Women’s Day

    International Women’s Day is a chance for firms to highlight the gender equality work they’re doing and this year many are pushing staff initiatives and charitable work as well as launching advertising campaigns. CNBC takes a look at what some businesses are doing.

  • Nov 24, 2018

    Small Business Saturday by the Numbers: 67M Expected to Shop

    Almost before the leftover turkey is put away into Tupperware, the holiday shopping season is fully underway. But now, popular shopping day Black Friday has to share the spotlight with its relatively new sidekick: Small Business Saturday. This year, the shopping day, when consumers are urged to shop at independently owned stores to support those business owners, falls on Nov....

  • Aug 14, 2018

    Manafort Chooses Not to Testify as Defense Rests Its Case

    Paul Manafort’s defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman’s tax evasion and bank fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify. The decision not to call witnesses clears the way for the jury to hear closing arguments in the first trial to emerge from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. The arguments are...

  • Aug 13, 2018

    Prosecution Rests in Manafort Tax Evasion and Fraud Trial

    Prosecutors on Monday rested their tax evasion and bank fraud case against Paul Manafort, a longtime Washington operator and President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman. The case now goes to Manafort’s defense team, which is expected to lay the blame for wrongdoing with Rick Gates, the former Manafort protege who says the two committed crimes together. Defense attorneys have called...

  • Aug 9, 2018

    Manafort Trial: Rick Gates Wraps Up Testimony

    In the last day of testimony from Rick Gates in the trial of his former boss Paul Manafort, AP reporter Chad Day says Gates admitted regret in his actions. Day says later that two witnesses provided some “very damning” testimony against Manafort.

  • Jun 20, 2018

    Banking by Smart Speaker Is Here, Along With Security Issues

    Hey Alexa, what’s my bank account balance? Big banks and financial companies have started to offer banking through virtual assistants — Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, and Google’s Assistant — in a way that will allow customers to check their balances, pay bills and, in the near future, send money just with their voice. And with the rapid adoption of Zelle,...

  • May 22, 2018

    Congress Passes Bill Rolling Back Key Post-Crisis Bank Rules

    Congress moved to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks, installed to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House voted 258-159 on Tuesday to approve legislation rolling back the Dodd-Frank law, notching a legislative win for President Donald Trump, who made gutting the landmark law a...

  • Apr 17, 2018

    American Express to End Its Plenti Frequent Shopper Program

    American Express is ending its frequent-shopper program Plenti, despite years of marketing and high-profile partners like RiteAid, ExxonMobil and Macy’s. The Plenti program will end on July 10, the company announced in a tweet Monday. All Plenti points will expire on that date.

  • Apr 17, 2018

    Should You Pay Your Taxes With a Credit Card?

    It is hard to beat the convenience of a credit card for purchases, but does that same convenience make it worth paying your taxes by credit card? It might, but that depends on several factors involving money and time. “Your credit card is usually a high-interest option, but it is an option,” opines Betterment head of tax Eric Bronnenkant. Before...

  • Apr 16, 2018

    What to Do When You Owe Taxes But Can’t Pay the Bill

    Instead of enjoying a tax refund this year, you are surprised to find that you owe Uncle Sam. Even worse, you do not have the money to pay these surprise taxes. What can you do? One thing you definitely do not want to do is ignore the tax bill. That will only make your situation worse in the long run...

  • Apr 13, 2018

    The End of Signing Credit Card Receipts

    Mastercard, Visa, American Express and Discover will eliminate the need for you to sign receipts for credit and debit sales.

  • Apr 3, 2018

    Using Credit? No More Signature at Checkout

    Mastercard, Visa, American Express and Discover are making it faster to complete purchases. Gone are the times of signing receipts to confirm your identity, thanks to more advanced chip technology.

  • Feb 14, 2018

    ICE Lawyer in Seattle Charged With Stealing Immigrant IDs

    The chief counsel for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Seattle has been charged with stealing immigrants’ identities. Raphael A. Sanchez, who resigned from the agency effective Monday, faces one count of aggravated identity theft and another of wire fraud in a charging document filed Monday in U.S. District Court.

  • Jan 30, 2018

    Justin Timberlake Super Bowl Bash Outrages Some Prince Fans

    At least one Prince superfan hopes the late superstar’s Paisley Park jacked up the price to rent out his former home and studio outside Minneapolis for a Justin Timberlake party ahead of the Super Bowl.

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