This Week In Credit Card News: Major Republican Website Hacked; Amex Battles For Mom & Pop Stores

Hacked Republican Website Skimmed Donor Credit Cards for 6 Months A website used to fund the campaigns of Republican senators was infected with malware that for more than six months collected donors’ personal information, including full names, addresses, and credit card data. The storefront read more.

This Week In Credit Card News: New Micro-Loan Alternative To Credit Cards; Data Hack At Vera Bradley

Morgan Stanley Backs PayPal Co-Founder’s Lending Startup Affirm Affirm, the online lending startup founded by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, has raised $100 million in debt from financial services giant Morgan Stanley. The credit line comes with the news that Affirm has tripled the volume read more.

This Week In Credit Card News: Wells Fargo Scandal Widens; Chip Card Problems Persist One Year Later

Wells Fargo Account Scandal Extends to Small Business Wells Fargo’s account scandal is not limited to its consumer banking sector, U.S. Senator David Vitter told the bank’s chief executive in a letter. Thousands of small business owners were also impacted by Wells Fargo’s read more.

This Week In Credit Card News: More Bad News For Wells Fargo; Incredible Credit Card Bonuses

California Hits Wells Fargo Where it Hurts California Treasurer John Chiang said Wednesday the state will suspend several key banking relationships with Wells Fargo to sanction the firm following allegations of “fleecing its customers.” Serving up the first direct blow to Wells read more.