Posted by administrator | 04/07/12 | Tagged Credit Card

News from Chicago Tribune:

These are nationally available credit cards offering the lowest interest rates on purchases as of July 4. If you typically pay off the entire balance monthly, look for a zero-annual fee card that allows the most interest-free or grace days. Some cards listed below feature special introductory or “teaser” rates for a specified time before regular rates apply. Additional fees and residency restrictions may apply. Rates are subject to change. Rebates and other benefits may be available.
 National avg.  APRs as of July 4     Standard   Gold    Platinum
                       8.20        8.88    12.75

Low APR Standard Cards

                               Reg.  Ann.  Grace Intro
 Card Name                 Phone         APR(%) Fee($  )Days APR/mos
 1  First Federal Card                  (843)529-5800  07.15    0  25   na
 2  IberiaBank Visa(R) Classic Card     (800)968-0801  07.25    0  25   na
 3  First Federal CashBack ScoreCard    (843)529-5963  08.15    0  25   na
 4  Simmons First Visa(R) Classic       (800)272-2102  10.25    0  25   na

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It’s all relative: Mother denies permission to use credit card: Medina Police …
News from Sun Star Courier:


DISPUTE, WEST WASHINGTON: A West Washington Street woman became angry on June 27 when her husband would not allow her to use her mother’s credit card. Police called the woman’s mother, who was away on vacation, and the mother said that she did not want her daughter to get the card, which effectively settled the issue. Police cleared the scene.

BURGLARY, WEST SMITH: A Canon digital camera and several other items were stolen from a West Smith Road business during an apparent break-in on June 29. The theft occurred sometime overnight. Thieves stole a camera, a firearm, money, and two computers.

TRESPASS, BIRCH HILL: Police responded to a Birch Hill Drive home upon a report that unwanted guests were at the apartment at about 5:20 p.m. June 25. Officers responded to the home and arrested a 25-year-old South Huntington Street man. He was charged with criminal trespass.

CREDIT CARD, CHADWICK: A Chadwick Lane man told police June 25 that his girlfriend, whom he planned to break up with, had used his credit card without permission while he was in jail. No arrests were reported.

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Stratford Man Faces 100 Counts of Illegal Credit Card Use, ID Theft
News from Patch.com:

A Stratford man faces over 100 charges after allegedly stealing a family freind’s credit card and using it at food, convenience and department stores and gas stations, Stamford Police announced Monday.

The 23-year-old man, identified by Sgt. Peter diSpagna as Michael Anthony David of the 3000 block of Main St. in Stratford, allegedly stole the credit card out of the purse of an 84-year-old woman he knew.

Investigators were able to trace the purchases made and eventually pinpoint David as the alleged user of the card, diSpagna said.

The suspect was arrested in a hotal in Norwalk Monday night, he said. David faces a slew of charges, including 50 counts of second-degree identity theft, 50 counts of illegal use of a credit card, one count of third-degree larceny, one count credit card theft, one count of furnishing credit card fraud for more than $ 500 in charges and one count of violation of probation.

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