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Cops Pose As Pizza Delivery Guys To Arrest Robbers Using Stolen Credit Card

Consumerist’s Tip For Criminals #872: If you rob a guy, don’t then use his stolen credit card to have pizza delivered to your home, because the driver dropping off your pie might just be a police officer in disguise. [More]

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Target Says Hackers Used Stolen Vendor Credentials To Breach System

Two months since criminals first began stealing credit and debit card information via Target’s in-store payment system, the retailer is providing the first details on how the breach may have been made possible. [More]

Agents For Dept. Of Education Kick In Door, Handcuff Woman's Husband For Six Hours

Agents For Dept. Of Education Kick In Door, Handcuff Woman's Husband For Six Hours

UPDATE: A Department of Education reps tells Animal New York that the search warrant, in spite of what was reported by local TV outlets (see video below) was for a criminal investigation and not in regards to a defaulted student loan. [More]

Deciding Whether To Open Your Wallet Or Slam The Door When A Stranger Calls

Deciding Whether To Open Your Wallet Or Slam The Door When A Stranger Calls

When a stranger knocks on your door, it’s almost always someone asking for something rather than someone willing to give you something. So it’s understandable to have a closed-door policy unless you see through the peephole that it’s Ed McMahon. And even if it is Ed McMahon, he’s most likely a zombie rather than a Publishers Clearing House representative because he died last year. [More]