What you need to know if your debit or credit card is compromised

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The fight to recover your losses will be affected by the type of card that gets compromised and when the loss happens.

Your liability for debit cards and credit cards is not the same if your account gets stolen.

The U.S. Public Interest Research Group says your ultimate liability for fraudulent use of your credit card is generally only $50, but debit card fraud could result in you losing $500 or more.

Get details on what you could owe and how to handle possible stolen credit or debit card access online at this link:  http://www.pirg.org/consumer/banks/debit/debitcards1.htm