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credit impact – dinning out? beware of credit card skimming

Photo credit: iStock. by Stephen Lesavich, PhD, JD   @SLesavich In California, eight restaurant employees were arrested for skimming credit card information from customers and selling the information to credit card crime ring.  Over one million dollars of fraudulent purchases were made.  In Ohio, credit card skimming was occurring daily at fast food restaurants statewide.  The credit…

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the edge of plastic

I am the co-author of a new self-help book entitled, THE PLASTIC EFFECT: How Urban Legends Influence the Use and Misuse of Credit Cards.  The book is published by Coconut Avenue, Inc. My co-author is a Polly A. Bauer, the former CEO of the credit card division of the Home Shopping Network (HSN). The book…

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