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A new type of credit card can deter card fraud.
Starting this week, drivers in Bethesda will be able to use their credit cards to pay for metered street parking.
A familiar ritual at the sales register will soon be going away, and the hope is the new routine will reduce fraud.
One way to pay for groceries and goods is safer than the other, according to financial experts.
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Target is offering a 10 percent discount this weekend and free credit-monitoring to try to win over shoppers scared by the massive credit- and debit-card breach announced Thursday. But some customers are not in the mood to be won over yet.
Thousands of D.C. cabs still have no credit card readers even though the deadline has passed. Drivers who obtained a waiver have until Sept. 30 to have the equipment installed.
Passengers must wait a little longer before every D.C. taxicab is equipped with credit card readers. More than half of the city's cabs will not be ready to accept cashless payments by the Sept. 1 deadline.
All D.C. taxis must allow passengers to pay with a credit card before the end of September, but some feel D.C. Taxicab Commissioner Ron Linton is rushing them.
Tuesday's fatal shooting of a District cab driver served as a wakeup call to D.C. officials who just adopted a new law requiring some safety improvements but not going as a far as the Taxi commission had sought.
The Alexandria City Council this week moved to require all cabs in the city to accept credit cards by September, with fares remaining the same. And this weekend, the first D.C. cabs with credit-card readers are on the road. With them comes a new fare structure.
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