If I can’t find the statutes of limitation, can you?

Emily Crone

I talked to lawyers. Bar associations. Credit counselors. State attorney general offices. I was given different answers, wrong answers, no answers and mixed messages. After several excruciating days of research on when credit card debt expires in each state, I realized if the experts couldn’t get it straight, and I, as a reporter, had such a difficult time finding the information, consumers didn’t stand a chance.
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Six states in 10 days = vacation credit card fraud alert

Connie Prater

Multi-state spring break trip triggers credit card fraud alert, but they were legitimate gas purchases!
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Sorry, cardholders, your interest rate cut comes tomorrow

Daniel Ray

Sorry, credit cardholders, last night’s rate cut was a bailout for investment bankers. Your cut comes tomorrow.
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Card issuers get an earful from House Democrats

Daniel Ray

The “Credit Cardholders Bill of Rights” bill got a first hearing in the House Thursday, and it doesn’t bode well for an industry that says it needs no additional oversight to have the overseers recount personal tales of how they got stiffed by their credit card issuer.
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Credit card scam alert — check your statements

Emily Crone

Watch out, credit card users: A new scam has been reported. It’s not uncommon for unusual charges to appear on one’s credit statement — identity theft happens all the time. What’s not common is for many people to have the same mysterious charge.
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