Attorney General Madigan: Beware of Credit Card Scams During Transition to Chip Cards

Attorney General Warns of Potential Scammers Posing as Debit, Credit Card Issuers to Con Targets into Divulging Personal Information

Chicago —(ENEWSPF)—October 21, 2015. Attorney General Lisa Madigan today urged Illinois residents to be on the lookout for calls or emails from individuals posing as debit or credit card issuers in an attempt to con consumers into providing personal information, which can lead to scammers making purchases on consumer’s cards or a larger identity theft scam.

Banks and major credit card issuers nationwide have been sending out new credit and debit chip cards that feature a . . .

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