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Secret Service starts task force to fight credit card scams

POSTED: Thursday, July 30, 2009 - 7:15am

UPDATED: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 10:58pm

The Secret Service started a task force to combat the growing problem of credit card scams.

Agent Luis Velez said this type of crime isn't just a local issue, its grown on an international level. The task force has tackled dozens of cases.

Consumers can also help protect their identity by checking their bank report often and handing over their ID whenever they use their credit card.