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June 2, 1992 | SUSAN CHRISTIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Citing California's costly business environment as well as competitive factors, one of the world's largest makers of plastic cards closed its Orange County plant Monday in a sudden and unannounced move and laid off the facility's 125 workers. DataCard Corp., based in Minneapolis, said that it would consolidate the operations of its Buena Park plant at its factory in Montgomeryville, Pa. For security reasons, the local plant was closed immediately, said James D.
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July 14, 1992 | From Associated Press
Polaroid Corp. and Datacard Corp. said they will market a photo credit card that provides greater security for bank card holders. A color photograph of the card holder will be imprinted on the plastic cards. Citibank, the world's largest bank card issuer, is already using the cards in some locations. The card uses a Polaroid CS-500 scanner to convert a photo into a digital image that is paired with personal information about the card holder and provided to the card issuer.
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BUSINESS
July 14, 1992 | From Associated Press
Polaroid Corp. and Datacard Corp. said they will market a photo credit card that provides greater security for bank card holders. A color photograph of the card holder will be imprinted on the plastic cards. Citibank, the world's largest bank card issuer, is already using the cards in some locations. The card uses a Polaroid CS-500 scanner to convert a photo into a digital image that is paired with personal information about the card holder and provided to the card issuer.
BUSINESS
June 2, 1992 | SUSAN CHRISTIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Citing California's costly business environment as well as competitive factors, one of the world's largest makers of plastic cards closed its Orange County plant Monday in a sudden and unannounced move and laid off the facility's 125 workers. DataCard Corp., based in Minneapolis, said that it would consolidate the operations of its Buena Park plant at its factory in Montgomeryville, Pa. For security reasons, the local plant was closed immediately, said James D.
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June 27, 1990 | CHRIS WOODYARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ten suspects were in custody Tuesday in connection with a Los Angeles-based credit card fraud ring that allegedly rang up $2 million in cash and merchandise sales with the help of operatives in two Orange County companies, the U.S. Secret Service said. The ring employed shoppers who would each charge $1,000 to $8,000 on fraudulent credit cards either in merchandise or cash withdrawals from automatic teller machines, authorities said.
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June 27, 1990 | CHRIS WOODYARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.S. Secret Service agents announced the arrests Tuesday of 10 suspects in one of the nation's largest credit-card scams--a Los Angeles-based ring that allegedly rang up $2 million in cash and merchandise on stolen cards. The ring employed "shoppers," who would each charge $1,000 to $8,000 on fraudulent credit cards, either in merchandise or cash withdrawals from automated teller machines.
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February 3, 1994 | From Associated Press
Facts about the types of cards whose makers are competing to produce the national health care card: * Magnetic stripe cards: Major producers are Malco Plastics of Baltimore; Perfect Plastic of Chicago; Kirk Plastic of Rancho Dominguez, Calif.; NBS Card Services Inc. of South Plainfield, N.J.; and Colorado Plasticard Inc. of Littleton, Colo. . . .
NEWS
June 27, 1990 | CHRIS WOODYARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ten suspects were in custody Tuesday in connection with a Los Angeles-based credit card fraud ring that allegedly rang up $2 million in cash and merchandise sales with the help of operatives in two Orange County companies, the U.S. Secret Service said. The ring employed shoppers who would each charge $1,000 to $8,000 on fraudulent credit cards either in merchandise or cash withdrawals from automatic teller machines, authorities said.
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June 27, 1990 | CHRIS WOODYARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.S. Secret Service agents announced the arrests Tuesday of 10 suspects in one of the nation's largest credit-card scams--a Los Angeles-based ring that allegedly rang up $2 million in cash and merchandise on stolen cards. The ring employed "shoppers," who would each charge $1,000 to $8,000 on fraudulent credit cards, either in merchandise or cash withdrawals from automated teller machines.
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