Credit Card Policies Are More Flexible Than People ThinkA study finds that 80 percent of cardholders who asked to waive an annual fee or have it reduced were successful.
Local Scam Might Get You Arrested For Reshipping PackagesA company called Beta Brown says it will pay you up to $4,000 a month, but you might be named as an accomplice in a criminal scheme.
Former Doctor Office Manager Sentenced for EmbezzlementJerry Akin,61, siphoned off nearly $370,000 from the unnamed business by using the company credit card for personal purchases.
Don't Take a Holiday Break From Your FinancesMissouri is No. 33 in the nation in average credit card debt and has the 31st-highest median income.
East St. Louis Official Allegedly Spent Township Money on HimselfSupervisor Oliver Hamilton is charged with wire fraud.
Investigation Looks into East St. Louis Township Expenses$280,000 was charged on three credit cards, including hundreds of everyday items and thousands of dollars spent on airlines, hotels and restaurants.
Missouri Expands Crimes Targeting Credit Card FraudThe law will take effect Aug. 28.
Attorney General Warns of New Credit Card ScamIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is warning people about scammers taking advantage of consumer confusion over new credit cards that are embedded with computer chips.
Man Accused of Using $476K in Employer's Funds for StrippersJohn David Berrett, 40, of Gilbert, Arizona, was indicted last week on five counts of wire fraud.
Would-Be Crook Who Says 'Just Joking' Not Laughing From JailWhen customers starting coming in, Brown allegedly proclaimed he was joking and tried to buy an alcoholic beverage with a credit card, which was declined.
Cardinals Ticket Buyers Beware of Scams Cardinals playoff tickets are a hot commodity, but take the proper precautions to make sure you don't get a hot ticket.
Police Searching for Two Strong Arm Robbery SuspectsTwo suspects are wanted in connection with a strong arm robbery that happened at 8:15 p.m. Aug. 18 in the 5300 block of Itaska.