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# credit-card - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Retailers warned after spate of credit card fraud in north Dublin in recent days

Gardaí are urging retailers to raise staff awareness around any suspicious behaviour.

# credit-card - Saturday 25 August, 2018

There are almost 4.5 million debit cards in use in Ireland

Debit card use is increasing at a much higher rate than credit cards in Ireland.

# credit-card - Friday 1 June, 2018

Visa apologises for card issues, says services are 'operating at close to normal levels'

Large queues had formed at ATMs earlier.

# credit-card - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Irish banks monitoring bitcoin buys on credit cards after UK bank brings in ban

The cryptocurrency has surged in value recently, but there are fears it’s on the verge of plummeting.

# credit-card - Sunday 28 January, 2018

No cash? No problem - This Paris church now takes bank cards

Starting today, worshippers at Saint-François de Molitor church can use their debit or credit cards to donate.

# credit-card - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Teenage boy spent more than €2,000 in shops with stolen bank card

The 16-year-old told Dublin Children’s Court he wanted to be sentenced.

# credit-card - Friday 23 June, 2017

Credit card fraud: Irish sports retailer targeted 172 times in two weeks

As the level of online shopping increases, ‘card not present’ fraud is on the rise.

# credit-card - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

$5 billion Irish-founded company Stripe has just gotten a massive boost from Japan

Stripe is expanding in the Asian market after receiving funding from a Japanese credit card provider.

# credit-card - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Did you hear the one about the mystery American tourists and the free bar?

A mystery group turned up in Tralee earlier this week and decided to cover the cost of everyone’s booze.

# credit-card - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Woman and three children sleep in industrial unit because council's credit card was maxed out

“Her and her three children are trying to find accommodation tonight.”

# credit-card - Monday 29 June, 2015

Travelling to Greece for a holiday? You'd better bring plenty of cash

Irish travel agents have warned people may have trouble taking out cash when they arrive.

# credit-card - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Poll: Would you like to see Ireland become a cashless society? The Future This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see Ireland become a cashless society?

Are you a cash lover or do you want to see it all go CHIP and pin?

# credit-card - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Lower retailer fees for credit cards getting closer (that's good news for shoppers)

The fees are charged by the banks when retailers process shoppers’ payments.

# credit-card - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Barack Obama had his credit card declined in a New York cafe

Need a lend of a fiver, Barack? No. Of course you don’t.

# credit-card - Friday 18 July, 2014

Facebook is testing a way to let you purchase items directly from your news feed Buy

Facebook is testing a way to let you purchase items directly from your news feed

A ‘Buy’ button has been rolled out to a limited number of companies in the United States.

# credit-card - Friday 16 May, 2014

Businesses in Northern Ireland fall victim to 'sophisticated credit card scam'

Police said a number of business people have already been defrauded out of significant sums of money.

# credit-card - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Getting counselling but want to keep it private? You better pay in cash Cash Or Card This post contains a poll

Getting counselling but want to keep it private? You better pay in cash

Looking after your mental health but want to keep it private. We ask, should it be hidden from your bank statements?

# credit-card - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Mastercard uses phone location tech to help prevent credit card fraud

The pilot service uses your phone’s location to verify purchases done by credit card when you’re abroad.

# credit-card - Friday 7 February, 2014

Danske Bank moves to reassure customers as thousands of accounts closed

The institution is pulling out of the Irish market. 8,000 holders of stand-alone products are affected by today’s move.

# credit-card - Monday 16 December, 2013

Tourists spent big using payment cards during The Gathering

A 21 per cent increase was driven by UK and US visitors in 2013.

# credit-card - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

'Culture of secrecy' in Nigella Lawson's marriage hid alleged drug problems

These claims emerged as a judge decided the trial of two sisters accused of fraud while working for the couple would go ahead.

# credit-card - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Today's the first deadline for the Local Property Tax

It’s 14 November — the deadline for filing a written return.

# credit-card - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Gardaí investigate as 1.5 million affected by Loyaltybuild data breach

Customers are being advised to check for unusual transactions over the last month.

# credit-card - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Over 500,000 potentially affected by loyalty scheme breach

An initial inspection report has found that the names, addresses and other details of some 1.12 million clients have also been compromised.

Poll: Do you have concerns about using your credit card online? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have concerns about using your credit card online?

More details of a major security breach have appeared this morning.

# credit-card - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Supervalu warns 38,000 customers over possible data breach

A potential security breach was uncovered at a loyalty-programme company that runs the “Getawaybreaks” promotion for the supermarket chain. The Data Protection Commissioner has been informed.

# credit-card - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Gilmore asks Revenue to 'reconsider' property tax deadline

The Revenue Commissioners said they are not asking anyone to pay boe

# credit-card - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

The Ombudsman's credit card was stolen and used to buy designer clothes

The money was refunded to Emily O’Reilly’s office after the fraud was discovered in September 2012.

# credit-card - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

EBS apologises after double-charging error on debit cards

The former building society said today that the issue affected approximately 2,500 transactions.

# credit-card - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Department of Finance issues warning over hoax calls offering €2,000 refund

The caller tells recipients they are due the refund but will need to deposit €250 into a bank account in order to receive it.

# credit-card - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge Insane Headline of the Day Barrel Scraper

Insane Headline of the Day

It involves Justin Bieber and a penis enlargement.

# credit-card - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

New app allows Chip and PIN processing on your mobile

The app uses a Bluetooth-connected PIN pad to securely process payments through a smartphone.

# credit-card - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Olympics sponsor Visa alerted to Commission's concerns over charges

EU regulators have notified Visa of concerns regarding certain charges for credit and debit card transactions.

# credit-card - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Visa and Mastercard pay out billions over alleged fixing of credit card fees

Millions of merchants in the US had sued the credit card giants over alleged fixing of card use fees.

# credit-card - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Retailers warned of scammer ‘calling himself Mark’

The Irish Payment Services Organisation has said that there is a man posing as one of their engineers phoning shops.

# credit-card - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Credit card-sized computer launched

The Raspberry Pi, which costs less than €30, went on sale yesterday – and the demand for it crashed the supplier’s website.

# credit-card - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In tonight’s Fix: What you need to know about the Finance Bill, latest on the Tallaght drive-by, and the man who’s betting on the Irish economy…

# credit-card - Thursday 12 January, 2012

How Europeans shop and pay is 'radically changing'

With more than 700 million payment cards in use throughout the EU – and the number of smartphone owners increasing – the European Commission is seeking ways to reduce obstacles to electronic commerce.

# credit-card - Monday 28 November, 2011

Irish shoppers to spend over €250m online this Christmas

Today is the busiest day for online shopping over the Christmas period according to research.

# credit-card - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Minister Bruton travels to meet with MBNA staff

The Minister will speak to staff and management at the company following the news that MBNA is to close its UK and Irish operations.

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