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Retailers fight back against EMV fraud liability shift

Sienna Kossman

I’ve had chip cards in my wallet for months now, but I can count on one hand the number of local retailers with chip card readers that are actually turned on. You’d think they would want to be as EMV-ready…
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Tipping via chip card makes a change toward the awkward

Sienna Kossman

Just as we’re getting used to dipping chip-equipped cards instead of swiping them, we may also need to get used to new tipping procedures. Last Wednesday I went to a local coffee shop I’ve never been to before and had…
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3 ways EMV may affect holiday shopping

Sienna Kossman

Don’t let chip cards ruin your Christmas, fraud haunt your Hanukkah or identity theft compromise your Kwanzaa celebrations. The U.S. is in the midst of a major payment card transition and that means some of our holiday shopping experiences may…
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4 ways EMV may change US fraud landscape

Sienna Kossman

In the wake of last week’s EMV fraud liability shift, industry experts are looking ahead to how this major payment system change will impact fraud in the U.S. An Oct. 1 webinar from Fiserv and American Banker examined how fraudsters…
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Don’t have a chip card yet? Call your issuer

Sienna Kossman

The nationwide Oct. 1 EMV migration deadline is less than two weeks away, and I don’t have a single chip card in my wallet. I have four credit cards from four different issuers, but since the news broke that the…
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