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The riskiest places to swipe your credit card

GOBankingRates Logo By Scott M. Brodie of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 23: Credit card fraud has become a constant and pervasive threat, and debit cards aren’t immune to being stolen either. The Federal Trade Commission reported 157,688 instances of credit card fraud in 2018, which was nearly a three-fold increase since 2014 and represented the largest category of reported identity theft. This is why it’s so important to know where the risks are, so you can better protect yourself from those looking to steal your information.
Last updated: Feb. 12, 2020

Risky Swipes

Credit card fraud has become a constant and pervasive threat, and debit cards aren’t immune to being stolen either. The Federal Trade Commission reported 157,688 instances of credit card fraud in 2018, which was nearly a three-fold increase since 2014 and represented the largest category of reported identity theft. This is why it’s so important to know where the risks are, so you can better protect yourself from those looking to steal your information.

Last updated: Feb. 12, 2020
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