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Credit-card hacking is Americans' top crime worry: poll

Credit-card hacking is the number one crime on Americans' worry list, far above getting mugged or murdered.

Credit-card hacking is Americans' top crime worry: poll
It can happen to anyone: Obama's credit card declined
It can happen to anyone: Obama's credit card declined

Apparently, even the president of the United States can have trouble with his credit card.

It can happen to anyone: Obama's credit card declined
S. Korea vows harsh penalties for data leaks
S. Korea vows harsh penalties for data leaks

South Korean regulators Wednesday vowed harsh corporate penalties for data theft, as angry customers swamped credit card offices for a third day after 20 million people had their financial information stolen.

S. Korea vows harsh penalties for data leaks
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Britain brings in ban on 'rip-off' surcharges

A ban on "rip-off" surcharges imposed on credit card spending came into force in Britain on Saturday, meaning traders must ensure that the extra fees reflect genuine processing costs.

Britain brings in ban on 'rip-off' surcharges
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Police bust Australia's biggest credit card scam

Australian police said Thursday they had uncovered the country's biggest ever credit card data theft and smashed a Romanian syndicate allegedly behind the scam.

Police bust Australia's biggest credit card scam
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Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry checking citizenship of those arrested in the U.S. for fraud

Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry is checking the citizenship of the two aledgely Kazakh citizens arrested in the U.S. for credit card fraud.

Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry checking citizenship of those arrested in the U.S. for fraud
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Two Kazakhstan residents arrested in the U.S. for credit card fraud

Two Kazakhstan citizens were arrested in the U.S. on suspicion of credit card fraud.

Two Kazakhstan residents arrested in the U.S. for credit card fraud
Over half of Kazakhstanies use bank cards
Over half of Kazakhstanies use bank cards

The number of bank cards holders in Kazakhstan has reached 8.5 million people this year.

Over half of Kazakhstanies use bank cards
Kazakhstanis steadily shifting from cash to cards
Kazakhstanis steadily shifting from cash to cards

Most Kazakhstanis (86.4%) believe cashless payments have the future, according to a recent survey carried out by ISAS Agency on behalf of Visa.

Kazakhstanis steadily shifting from cash to cards

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