Credit card skimmers are devices that store credit card information when a card is run through them so that a thief can then use such information to make fraudulent charges on the card, according to About.com. Such skimm... More »

An ATM dispenses money when a valid debit or credit card is inserted into the machine; the machine reads the account information from a strip that is located on the back of the card and debits the account accordingly. A ... More »

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ATM locators pinpoint the locations of maps through directories or interactive maps, using data entered by the user to narrow the search. Some ATM locators utilize Bing or Google maps, which are populated by business own... More »

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Credit card companies investigate fraud by verifying all information associated with the account, speaking to the business entity where the money was spent and working with law enforcement to find the credit card thief. ... More »

Credit card companies that offer a cash back reward programs offer a percentage of charges made on the cards back to the card holder. Credit cards that offer rewards often charge higher annual fees than cards that do not... More »

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Mobile credit card readers scan the magnetic strip on the back of a credit card to obtain customer account information, as The Nest reports. This data then allows the reader to transmit a processing request to the custom... More »

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Credit cards are usable at store locations that accept credit payments and online merchants, states Forbes. People can also use credit cards for things like mortgage payments, rent and utilities. More »

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