A suspected serial burglar with a stash of stolen goods that included guns, electronics and credit cards was arrested Saturday in Linn County, according to the sheriffs office.

Jerry Lee Goodwin, 38, of Lebanon, faces charges in connection with nine burglaries over the past month and is a person of interest in several more, authorities said in a news release Sunday. So far, more than $5,000 worth of stolen items has been identified.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – Lexington Police are asking for the publics help to identify three people accused of using stolen credit cards.

Police posted surveillance photos of the suspects on their Facebook page Tuesday afternoon.

In one case, polise say a man and woman used a stolen credit card to make some expensive purchases. That card was stolen from a womans purse while she was shopping at the Meijer in Hamburg, according to police.

In another case, police say a woman used a different credit card that had also been stolen from a womans purse while she was shopping somewhere in Hamburg.

Police say the victim did not know the card had been stolen until her credit...

I dont trust it as much, said Montanez, 39, of San Fernando. I leave it in way too long. The swipe is faster.

About 70% of credit cards will be chip-enabled by the end of the year, said Doug Johnson, senior vice president of payments and cybersecurity policy at the American Bankers Assn., the leading bank trade group.

Prepaid cards also are moving toward chip technology, but at a much slower rate because of a wider variety of offerings, lower value limits and less risk for merchants and card issuers, said Brian Riley, a principal executive advisor at research firm CEB TowerGroup.

Some prepaid cards, such as those for international travel, already carry the chip...

Credit and bank cards with electronic chips. The new chip adds a unique, one-time code that changes every time you use your card to make an in-store payment. That automatic security code change makes your data nearly impossible to use to create a counterfeit card. The Associated Press file photo.

Martin Meissner

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA– Most financial experts agree that leasing is a bad idea. They come to that conclusion for many reasons. You only have control of the car for about three years and then you have to buy a car or lease all over again. You never get a chance to build equity in the car so there is no value to trade-in or trade-up. You also own the car during the three years with the most depreciation – in the beginning. In essence you are simply renting the most expensive part of the life of a car.

Now, I wouldn’t say leasing is never a smarter choice. Since personal finance is personal, everyone’s situation is different. But one thing we can all agree on. Leasing...

The payday loan market is past due for reform. Implemented correctly, new regulatory standards will help payday loan borrowers by making these loans safer and more affordable, as well as pave the way for better, lower-cost installment loans from banks.

Consumers are eager for this change. Surveys show that most borrowers who have turned to payday lenders want reforms that will result in smaller payments and lower prices. They overwhelmingly favor stronger regulation of the market. Similarly, more than 70% of all Americans favor stronger regulation of the payday loan market and support allowing banks to offer lower-cost small loans.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...

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Nanton AB / TheNewswire / September 21, 2015 – Cerus Energy Group Ltd. (Cerus or the Company) management is very pleased to announce that the debt settlement announced on August 4, 2015 and approved by the TSXV on August 27, 2015 to settle $55,200.00 has now been completed. With the issuance of 1,104,000 common shares the debt is now fully extinguished. Cerus Energy Group Ltd. now has a total of 52,456,320 common shares issued and outstanding.

About Cerus Energy Group Ltd.

Cerus is a Tier 2 Canadian-based oil and gas exploration company trading on the TSX Venture Exchange with property assets in both Alberta and Saskatchewan.



WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 25, 2015 /CNW/ – Cricket Media Group Ltd. (TSXV:CKT) (Cricket Media or the Company) announces that it has closed its previously announced debt settlement and the third tranche of its previously announced junior bridge financing (the Junior Bridge Loan) of secured convertible debentures (the Junior Bridge Debentures) and has issued additional Junior Bridge Debentures in the aggregate principal amount of US$300,000, of which US$50,000 of the Junior Bridge Debentures were issued for cash and US$250,000 of the Junior Bridge Debentures were issued in settlement...