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Signs of a U.S. boycott in Scotland?

Aug 24, 2009
European correspondent Stephen Beard talks with Bill Radke about the release of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, who was convicted of bombing a Pan Am flight over Scotland in 1988, and whether the Scots are worried about an American boycott.
Posted In: Crime

Peering into the world of credit hackers

Aug 21, 2009
Ever wonder how hackers do it? Break into your private credit card accounts, spending money on your dime? Marketplace blogger Scott Jagow takes a closer look at a hacker's world.
Posted In: Crime, Internet

Settlement could unlock bank secrecy

Aug 19, 2009
An agreement reached between the U.S. and Switzerland over secret American accounts held at the Swiss bank UBS may open the way for revelations of tax evasion at other banks. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Crime, Taxes

The high and low of how hemp is used

Aug 19, 2009
Oregon recently joined a handful of states that allow farmers to grow hemp. Cash Peters reports on how businesses are turning to the alternative product and the stigma attached to it.
Posted In: Crime

Credit-card fraud's business model

Aug 18, 2009
What does a criminal mastermind do with 130 million credit-card numbers? How exactly do fraudsters make money? Rico Gagliano reports.
Posted In: Crime

Are hackers ahead of card security?

Aug 18, 2009
A cyber crime ring has set a new record for the number of credit cards it hacked and compromised -- 130 million. How does a fraud happen on such a massive scale? Host Tess Vigeland talks with credit-card security expert Ted Crooks.
Posted In: Crime, Russia

Credit card fraud case a wake-up call

Aug 18, 2009
Ivan Zatkovich, principal consultant for the security firm E-Comp Consultants, talks with Bill Radke about why banks can't stop credit card fraud, and what the odds are that it will continue to happen.
Posted In: Crime

European reaction to identity theft case

Aug 18, 2009
European correspondent Stephen Beard talks with Bill Radke about how the identity theft case U.S. prosecutors brought against three men might affect victims in Europe.
Posted In: Crime

3 accused in big credit card fraud case

Aug 18, 2009
The Justice Department has accused three men of stealing account information for more than 130 million credit and debit card numbers. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Crime

Legal system fights against wage theft

Aug 18, 2009
A recent study shows that more than half of the country's 100,000 or so day-laborers were not paid for work they did in the last two months. Jeff Tyler reports what the legal system is doing to protect these workers.
Posted In: Crime, Jobs

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