(BOSTON) In light of the recent news about Target’s data security breach, the National Consumer Law Center, Consumer Action, and U.S. PIRG remind consumers that:
1. Your liability for fraudulent charges is limited under federal law.
Credit Cards: Under federal law, your responsibility for unauthorized credit card charges is limited to $50, and in some cases would be $0.
Debit Cards: Your responsibility for debit card fraud charges is a bit more: