Tag Archives: New York

NY busts drug, prostitution ring with credit card twist

Jay MacDonald

Nothing screams vice on a credit card statement quite like an entry that says “hooker with coke,” so a New York drug and prostitution ring came up with clever ways to disguise the “party packs” their clients were charging for.
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AmEx to discontinue specialty credit cards

Emily Crone

As of Nov. 1, American Express will stop issuing several specialty credit cards, including a line of city-centric cards aimed at the young and wealthy.
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NYC cabbies don’t want your plastic

Jeremy Simon

Credit card readers may have been installed in nearly half of all New York taxi cabs, but that doesn’t mean that cabbies are welcoming plastic with open arms. In fact, Big Apple cab drivers are pretty hostile to card payments.
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