Tag Archives: USA

Wirecard North America Leaders Speak At NBPCA’s Power of Prepaid® Event

By | June 21, 2017

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pennsylvania, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Wirecard, a leading provider of global payment and commerce solutions, is pleased to announce their participation in the NBPCA’s 6th Annual Power of Prepaid event, June 21-23 in Washington, DC. Power of Prepaid is the premier event for the prepaid community connecting experts in prepaid compliance, legislation, regulation and innovation.  Brad… Read More »

USA – $33K stolen at Columbia ATM; Sheriff says gang may be behind skimmers found at others

By | June 21, 2017

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department says card skimmers used to steal people’s card information are being found on automatic teller machines on a weekly basis, and that this crime is happening nationally. Sheriff Leon Lott explains how to spot a skimmer the next time you pull up to an ATM. [email protected]   RICHLAND COUNTY, SC A woman accused… Read More »

CPI Card Group Sponsors and Leads Panel at NBPCA Power of Prepaid Event

By | June 21, 2017

LITTLETON, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CPI Card Group (Nasdaq: PMTS, TSX: PMTS), a global leader in financial and EMV® chip card production and related services, today announced that the company’s Prepaid Sales Director, Peggy O’Leary, will be participating on a panel, “Myth Busters & The Next Big Thing in Prepaid,” during the Network Branded Prepaid Card Association (NBPCA) Power of Prepaid® event,… Read More »

USA – In 24 minutes, thief runs up charges on credit card after robbery off St. Marys Road

By | June 21, 2017

Yet another court case illustrates a crucial safety tip to stave off credit card fraud. The advice is pretty obvious, but not everyone adheres to it. A suspect in Muscogee Superior Court faced charges Monday of robbing an insurance agent on Matilda Lane — just off St. Marys Road near Buena Vista Road — and using the agent’s… Read More »

Moving to Vertical EMV Cards: Advance Financial FCU

By | June 20, 2017

Schererville, Ind.-based Advance Financial Federal Credit Union announced last week that it began issuing a new Visa EMV debit card with a vertical orientation — a rebellious graphics-design maneuver highlighting some of the pros and cons of quite literally “upending” a long industry tradition of horizontal card design. “We wanted a new look that would take advantage of… Read More »

USA – PennDOT to phase in newly-designed driver licenses, identification cards

By | June 20, 2017

  HARRISBURG, Pa. — As part of ongoing security enhancements, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has updated the design and enhanced the security features of its driver license and identification card products. PennDOT entered a new contract with MorphoTrust USA in August of 2015 for the design and issuance of Driver License (DL) and Identification (ID) cards. Over… Read More »

USA – 1,000-plus card-fraud cases reported in 2016 in Midlands, why you could be next

By | June 18, 2017

Three men recently purchased $7,000 in liquor and wine at a Columbia store using credit cards that investigators say were cloned. The men on April 11 entered Sam’s Wine and Spirits on Killian Road, loaded up their carts and paid for their merchandise using credit cards that were cloned from someone else’s card and account information, according to… Read More »

Peninsula FCU Finds Convenience and Security In CPI Card Group’s [email protected] Solution for In-branch Instant Issuance

By | June 9, 2017

LITTLETON, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CPI Card Group (NASDAQ:PMTS, TSX:PMTS), a global leader in financial and EMV®chip card production and related services, announced that Peninsula Federal Credit Union has implemented [email protected] to provide in-branch instant issuance of EMV-enabled debit throughout its network of branches. Established in 1941, the Michigan-based credit union was in search of an instant issuance solution that would… Read More »

USA – NC plans to train gas station workers to spot credit card ‘skimmers’

By | June 7, 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — The state agency responsible for checking gas pumps in North Carolina is stepping up efforts aimed at finding credit card skimmers that have been placed in those pumps. It’s a problem that’s becoming increasingly worrisome for officials statewide. There are thousands of gas stations in North Carolina and the Department of Agriculture has the… Read More »

Securing Federal Identity 2017

By | June 6, 2017

Securing Federal Identity 2017, a highly focused and high-energy event, will feature the significant policy issues and technology developments for today’s federal identity and security industry. The select group of speakers on the agenda and security companies in our exhibit area will highlight the present and future direction of the government’s efforts to manage identities and control access… Read More »

CPI Touts Speed, Security of New Instant-Issuance Printer

By | June 5, 2017

A new instant-issuance product from CPI Card Group promises faster card processing times along with higher resolution printing. Called Precision by [email protected], the system is designed to improve security and the customer experience. CPI worked with France-based card printer company Evolis on the technology. The system features “a color touch screen display which allows users to more easily… Read More »

USA – Counterfeit credit card ring based in Queens that stole $200K in goods is tied to street gang: DA

By | June 2, 2017

Eleven people have been charged this week for their alleged roles in a credit card fraud ring based in south Queens that prosecutors say is connected to a violent street gang, prosecutors announced on Friday. Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown said the suspects took stolen credit card information and embedded it onto phony Visa, MasterCard and American… Read More »

ACS to Participate in Securing Federal Identity 2017

By | May 31, 2017

HONG KONG, 31 May, 2017 – Advanced Card Systems Ltd. (ACS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Advanced Card Systems Holdings Ltd., SEHK: 2086), Asia Pacific’s top supplier and one of the world’s top 3 suppliers of PC-linked smart card readers (Source: Frost & Sullivan), will participate in Securing Federal Identity 2017. The event will be on 6 June… Read More »