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Got an unused Oyster card? You could claim a share of £350m

Millions of London commuters and visitors could pocket a share of the almost £350 million floating around on unused Oyster cards

13 November 2018

Contactless payments now 'more popular' than chip and PIN

Contactless payments are now more popular than chip and PIN card payments when people pay in UK stores

16 October 2018

Warning as card users UK-wide charged twice last Wednesday – check NOW

Check your statements now to see if you've been affected

3 September 2018

Church of England to accept donations via contactless

The Church of England will introduce contactless card terminals at 16,000 churches, cathedrals and religious sites today

20 March 2018

Visa, Mastercard and American Express act to tackle contactless card security flaw

Card schemes are taking action to deal with a security flaw which means contactless cards can be used AFTER cancellation

23 February 2018

Mastercard to verify payments by selfies or fingerprint scans from next year

All Mastercard users will be able to verify themselves with biometrics such as fingerprint scans or facial recognition

24 January 2018

Contactless card security flaw still not fully fixed 18 months on

A flaw which means contactless cards can be used AFTER they've been cancelled has still not been fully fixed

24 January 2018

Card and contactless payments overtake cash for first time

Card payments have overtaken cash for the first time ever, according to the latest retail figures

12 July 2017

Guest Comment: How the regulator is tackling contactless card fraud

Andrew Bailey, Financial Conduct Authority chief executive, says it's working to stamp out contactless card fraud

30 March 2017

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