During a recent Porter County detectives meeting I attended, representatives from local law enforcement agencies shared anecdotes regarding scams they had investigated. With the recent proliferation of debit card and credit card data breaches, nearly everyone has a story to tell of how they …
PORTAGE | A Calumet City man who ran from Portage police was apprehended after trying to fight off a K-9 officer.
MERRILLVILLE | Hackers swiped credit card information from restaurants at 14 White Lodging hotels, including the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville.
Portage police are looking for help in identifying the two people in these surveillance photos.
HOBART | A 26-year-old former Auntie Anne's employee took a customer's dropped debit card and used it to purchase a notebook computer, police said.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers soon may be forced to pay a "convenience fee" when using a credit or debit card to pay municipal or utility charges under a new law signed by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
KOUTS | "We're finally in the 21st century," Kouts Council President Tim Jones said Monday after the council approved installation of an electronic invoice cloud for handling its billing services.
HOBART | A woman suspected of stealing a wallet from a Target shopper early last week may have returned to the scene of her first crime to steal again, police said.
HOBART | Police are seeking help in identifying a woman suspected of stealing a debit card and using it to make fraudulent purchases.
HOBART | A Valparaiso couple stole a woman's credit card and used it to charge purchases at a Hobart business, police said.
PORTAGE | When Chris Stidham took office as the city's clerk-treasurer this year, the number one request by residents was to be able to pay an ambulance fee with a credit or debit card.
During the Christmas season and ever since, an increasing number of residents have reported their personal and financial information has been compromised. "There's definitely been a rise in fraud cases involving debit cards and identity theft," said Sgt. Larry LaFlower, public information of…
Congress passed financial overhaul legislation last year that brought much needed reforms to America's financial system. The new law provides more financial safeguards, although consumers are learning that an unintended consequence of the reforms will be harmful to their pocketbooks.
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