Scuttlebiz: My sensor of baloney has saved me again

...Southern accent.I also know that this is a common phone scam from thieves trying to pry personal information to empty my bank account at a time convenient to them.I asked her to slow down and repeat what she just said. So ... my name and phone...

Man accused in starvation of dogs released on bond again

...Crooms is accused of cheating a man out of a fishing boat with twin engines by giving the victim a $13,500 check on a bank account that had been closed, District Attorney Ashley Wright said Monday in a Richmond County Superior Court hearing.At...

SC team bookkeeper accused in theft

...says an officer was told Aug. 11 that the bookkeeper had opened an unauthorized debit card on one of the team's bank accounts. The person took about $100,000 between 2011 and 2015.The police report says the person has been fired.

LifeLock identity protection company misled customers on security, Feds say

...says LifeLock did not set up a program to protect sensitive data like credit card numbers, Social Security numbers and bank account numbers, which the company agreed to do as part of the 2010 settlement.The agency also says LifeLock didn't keep...

Cheating Web site Ashley Madison hacked, personal info posted

...the hackers also posted maps of the company's internal servers, employee network account information, company bank account data and salary information, Krebs says.The hacker or hackers also posted a manifesto alongside the data, accusing...

Augusta attorney faces federal court ban over misappropriated money

...first denied any knowledge of the $500 payment, then claimed he had accidentally deposited the check in his personal bank account, according to court documents.The firm hired a computer forensic expert to analyze the firm's laptop that Moses...

Need a reason to pay by phone? Apple, Google add new features

...With Apple Pay, which only works on the latest models of iPhones and the Apple Watch, users link a credit card or bank account to their iPhone.Once that's done, a user only has to hold the phone next to a device at a store counter. The phone...

Americans getting new credit cards with chips

...to cover any fraud that happened on their customers' payment cards. The American Bankers Association estimated that bank account fraud cost the industry $1.74 billion in 2012, the most year the data is available.The payment networks have set...

EBay, PayPal outline plans for after split

...twice a month, to use it two or three times a week, like millennials use its Venmo app. The Venmo app is linked to a bank account or card and lets users pay friends with a text-like note.Schulman said the company is making some progress. The...

American Chuck Blazer banned for life by FIFA

...Central America and the Caribbean, alongside its disgraced former president Jack Warner. It was Warner who controlled bank accounts which received the $10 million of South African money from FIFA. Blazer told U.S. investigators that Warner promised...