In a related story, RSA Security reported the results of its second annual consumer survey on identity theft.
Meanwhile, the immigrants themselves have transformed the post office in Saint-Denis into one of the busiest branches in France. But its chief business is no longer handling mail, according to Lionel Maestroni, the branch's postal manager. Behind the counters, he said, workers spend more time on financial transactions: dispensing money and making transfers.
Among the interesting findings:
"...the typical issuer loses money on an average debit transaction – even without accounting for the recent declines in debit interchange brought about by regulators and merchants."