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Fighting Fraud And Financial Crime

credit cards

What’s in your wallet?  Do you have one of those new credit cards with the chip in it?  Banks and card companies are issuing them because they make it harder for the bad guys to steal your account information.  Financial fraud and identity theft are complex but increasingly common crimes and you have to stay informed to protect yourself.  Financial experts and crime investigators share their stories and some tips to avoid trouble.

Guests
Andy Curlee - detective with Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department’s Financial Crimes Unit.  

Rick Rojas - a Huntersville Police Department Detective specializing in financial crimes.

Rosetta Jones - vice president in the Security and Risk Initiatives Group at Visa, the big credit card issuer.

Kimberly D’Arruda  - a North Carolina Special Deputy Attorney General for Consumer Protection

Resources
Financial fraud prevention information from CMPD

Financial crimes unit consumer information 

VISA chip card information 

Federal Trade Commission site with information and instructions