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personal credit card information is compromised every single day. >> so it's happened to you before? >> yeah, like two weeks ago. >> one of the most effective and nearly undetectable ways thieves steel credit card information is through skimmers. installing a device on a credit card machine can be quick and simple. as technology enhances, so do skimming capabilities. greg thompson works in the security field. he also happens to shop at this alexandria walmart. it's one of eight different businesses. skimming devices were found on credit card machines. >> it's simpler to make those than it is to hack into my e- mail account. >> it makes you think about the items that you're used to purchasing, like cash seems more safer, but -- >> not as convenient. >> the card is convenient. >> but one can have convenience and at least some protection.
electronic payment through either walmart pay or samsung pay because it uses a temporary number as opposed to being tied to my debitor credit card. >> thompson says one of the most effective things you can do to protect yourself is also one of the simplest. >> one of the simplest things people can do is update their pins. most of mine have 14 characters, upper case, lower case, special characters. if you make those changes, that does hem people from getting access to your account. >> one thing that's also recommended that you card statements. that's something that you should always stay on top of. authorities are still investigating all of these incidents and they're still continuing to look into whether they are linked. live in fairfax county, i'm here for wusa 9. you ever wonder how burglars pick the homes they target. >> an investigative reporter asked 86 criminals how they
protect yourself. >> reporter: they can strike in a matter of minutes. burglars breaking into your home stealing cash and valuables. so to help neighbors avoid becoming a victim, we turned to the experts. >> see this house right here. >> right. >> that's perfect. >> reporter: like former career criminal. how long does it typically take to break into a house. >> all depends on the ho less than a minute. >> reporter: as part of an unprecedented crime prevention project, kgw's investigative team mailed questionnaires to 86 prison inmates serving time for burglary. they answered anonymously from prison explaining how they bre into homes and what time. most burglars said early morning or afternoon, specifically between 12:30 and 2:30 or between 2 and 3, often
street. >> what do you notice about this neighborhood? bush he is, a lot of bush -- bushes, a lot of bushes. if you look, you can't even see the front porches on just about every one of these houses. you really can't see. >> reporter: almost all burglars said they'd knock on the front door before breaking in and if someone answered, they'd say wrong house, sorry. seen my dog or looking for a friend. one burglar would even carry a clipboard pretending to >> you knock at the door, oh, i'm at the wrong house. then you got to get out of that neighborhood, of course. >> reporter: many said they'd think twice if there was a car in the driveway. they didn't like hearing a radio or tv on in the home, absolutely not. lights on in the home didn't do much to stop them. and those signs for a security company, well, the burglars said they're a joke. the security signs out front, does that change anything for you? >> no, no. people stick that in.
>> no. >> reporter: when asked for e on thing homeowners can do to avoid being burglarized, they had interesting ideas. get a camera, get it visible. get a man-eating dog. another burglar said dogs are a deal breaker for me. but also know your neighbor. >> this neighborhood right here, i wouldn't do near. you have too many people moving around. you got three people outside, back there. >> reporter: a lot of activity. >> yeah, i'm not even going to walk down this street. >> so thwa get out without being seen. as a homeowner, make your place visible. cut back the trees, open the blinds and make it look like someone is inside. a suspect on the loose tonight after a man is shot to death outside of a grocery store. straight out live to w usa 9's john henry where police are looking for the killer. >> reporter: we're told it happened around this busy shopping center near southeast.
and stanton here in southeast. this all unfolded around 5, not long before kids aim out -- came out to trick or treat. one man did die, but we still do not know who he was. police are looking for a particular car in connection to this shoot out. keep an eye out for a silver honda civic wi we're looking to get more information on the man who did die. as soon as we learn ace identity -- his identity, we'll bring it to you on our website. thank you. in prince george's county, police hope a $12,000 reward leads to a killer. someone gunned down two teenager -- teenagers at a halloween party. it happened early sunday
heights. the 18-year-old did not survive. he was a star athlete at d. c.'s roosevelt senior high. the other teen who died, 14- year-old todd web was a freshman at suitland high school. in montgomery county, police have arrested a man for the armed robbery of a cvs store. they say this man pulled off the robbery last july at a cvs hair care products and threatened the clerk who tried to stop him. let's talk about temperatures and what's going to happen by the middle of the week. believe it or not, the 70s are coming back. a nice start to november. average temps, lee to mid-60s -- low to mid-60s. look at this, mid-70s wednesday, mid-70s thursday. cooler friday and saturday. back to average for temperatures in the low to mid- 60s. future cast, tomorrow morning will be chilly at the bus stop.
bushing. 47 downtown, but 42 in fairfax. by 8:00, we're still in the 40s, clouds rolling in. by '010:00, we're covering -- by 10:00, we're covering around 50. we'll come back and talk about the next front that rolls through thursday night. tell you what that means to our weekend. imagine the courage it took for a 6-year-old girl to come forward and say a grownup had touched her in a very bad way and now fairfax county police have arrested a he's been teaching at a martial arts academy in springfield called leading by example. he also taught at a month sorry school -- montisorie school. police fear there could be more kids they need to hear from. nascar fans in southern virginia yesterday weren't expecting this kind of wreck. a guy from fairfax hit a jeep
it happened in the parking lot of martinsville speed way. 9 people went into the hospital. it happened after yesterday' race ended -- yesterday's ray race ended. the 65-year-old was charged with reckless driving. the fallout continues over the fbi's announcement that they are investigating a new batch of e-mails possibly linked to hillary clinton's e- mail server. >> the clinton campaign is now fighting back. we campaign manager today and he joins us live now from the justice department. >> reporter: leslie, the justice department told lawmakers today they would work as quickly as possible to get through this investigation so they would have something to say publicly, but the clinton campaign isn't waiting around on them. today they opened essentially a second front in this case running against donald trump on the one hand and on the other the fbi. donald trump had nothing but praise for the fbi this
credit. that was so bad what happened originally and it took guts for director com ey to make the move that he made. >> reporter: that heys trump reversing himself after months of scorn for the fbi director. he wasn't alone on switching directions on comey. >> i am sure they will's the same conclusions -- reach the same conclusions they did when they looked at my e-mails over the last year. >> reporter: she said they would find nothing of substance when looking at a top aide's computer. they rounded up 50 former attorney's general to sign a letter opposing come y's decision. a blog entry called his decision inappropriate. >> they become suspects in the eyes of the public and we know
campaign knows they -- clinton's campaign knows they can't put the e-mail genie back in the bottle. he expressed his anger that the bureau is stone walling those allegedly involved in the case. >> have you gotten anything from the fbi or anyone else that they may be able to provide additional facts before they finish voting? >> what's frustrating is we the fbi hasn't reached out to anyone. >> reporter: the fbi also -- or he also called for maybe what you might call investigational parody with the fbi suggesting if the fbi is going to be talking about clinton's investigation, they should also be talking about any ongoing investigations that might be going on with donald trump and
that as well. reporting live, wusa 9. i wasn't a hundred percent sure they would get them to where they belonged to. i decide today try a different -- decided to try a different avenue. wait till you see what we digs covered along the way -- discovered along the way. good news for you who use facebook. despite what you may have heard, it could actually be good for your health. it's their last halloween in the white house.
are you feeling overwhelmed helping your kids with all their homework? >> tomorrow on wakeup washington, easy ways to manage all that work. every day people shop at auction houses, thrift stores, garage sales and usually with any luck, they find great deals on old antiques, sometimes they find surprises. >> big surprises.
woman on a mission. >> reporter: this is a story that we worked on for weeks and it's one we plan to tell over the course of this entire week, little pieces every night. tonight the story begins at a house in maryland with a woman named lease' and a -- lisa and a stack of bonds that belong to wayne and betty matthews. the maryland weekly auction a massive group of thrown out treasures. two years later, she realized this is a discarded treasure with a secret of its own. >> my daughter had gone you have off to college and i said -- gone off to college and i said i'm going to paint this thing now. i got the top side painted and started to let it dry and i flipped it over. and when i flipped it over, i saw an envelope, four pins were just right in the edge and holding it on and it looked like it was pretty full of something.
>> they were $25 each and they had a man's name with his social security number and then a lady's name underneath that. there were 75. >> reporter: and an address. >> monroe street, silver spring, maryland. you can actually look treasury bonds up by their serial numbers and when i totaled it all up, it was $10,000. january of 1976 through november of 1979. i called the treasury depame envelope and send them to this address. i wasn't a hundred percent sure they would even get them to the people they belonged to. i decided to try a different avenue. so i just went on a few of these. i called both of these phone numbers. she never called me back. >> reporter: for two years, lisa looked for the matthews. she hasn't found them and the bonds haven't left her house. but a little while ago, she bought barstools from an online yard sale. for whatever reason, she told the seller about the tea cart
amazing story and i think you need to find the people and i think you need to pursue it hard, maybe even go to a news channel. >> reporter: and that, as you probably guessed, is where we come in. tonight isn't much different than the years before. the information we find is essentially the same as lisa's. even recent public record ties the names and the bonds to one address, the house on monroe street, but the matthews sold it in no current numbers, no new address. deadened after dead end -- dead end after dead end, until we go to an obvious place, google maps. >> is that for sale still? >> reporter: that's when they took the last photo. >> what i want to see is who sold the house. >> reporter: the photo is two years old and on the for sale
>> she has a phone in foster. >> . when you finish recording, you may hang up or press one for more options. >> reporter: that sign was our first big break and you know we are usually good at finding people here, but for whatever reason, any time we searched for this couple, it sent us back to that same address, the one we knew they sold two years ago. >> you spent a lot of time on the phone, didn't >> i did. >> we have one goal in mind, of course, returning the bonds to the rightful owner. it's halloween, did you know that? >> i had no idea. i think the tie gave it away. >> sometimes you wonder how we celebrate here at the station. some things you just can't unsee, you know what i'm saying? >> here we go. here we go. >> take a look at it. i don't know what to say. >> i didn't either. >> adam as a super hero, really, i don't know.
in. i feel dirty. i want to go back out. >> you know what's the sad part. half the people in the newsroom had no idea who he-man is. >> i can raise my hand to that, too. >> they're so young, bless their hearts. anyway, there you have it. your costume looks fine. adam, i don't know. 3-degree guarantee, remember starting tomorrow, november. when we're wrong, we're going donate to charity. we're not wrong today. we're 73 we're going to go 62 tomorrow for a high. right now it's 51, the low so far for today. dew point still in the 30s. it's pretty dry. clouds are here and winds are calm. the clouds will keep temps up just a little bit, but that said, still a little bit chilly at the bus stop. 38 to 52, a slight chance of a sprinkle. do not take your umbrella, you do not need that. more clouds than showers on tuesday, more bark than bite.
and thursday night. we'll monitor that for yellow weather alert in case the showers affect thursday evening's commute. temperatures chilly, 41 downtown, 47 in silver spring and 46 in fairfax. by lunch time, notice we have clouds, but no green blob, but a mostly cloudy day, not a bad start to november. 58 downtown. look to the north and west, and then by 5:30, clouds begin to thin out. we will see a little tiny bit of sun late tomorrow afternoon. by this time it's 62 now downtown and 63 in fredericksburg. a couple of sprinkles around i- 81, that's about it. temps, 40s to start, 50s as we get into the eleven o'clock hour and maybe we get to 60 by 1 p.m. or so. wednesday, behind the warm front, that's causing the clouds tomorrow.
thursday with clouds late. friday okay, back in the low 60s and nice for high school football. low 60s on saturday. an extra hour of sleep. >> that's the best part about the whole thing. >> ravens in town sunday and then monday chilly. all right. thank you, sir. the obamas had hosted their final halloween at the white house. >> wait to hill hear what the president tells trick or treaters that might have him in
time for luann bennett: comprehensive immigration reform now. common sense gun safety laws. bennett tells congress: do your job. i'm luann bennett and i approve this message. okay. a lot of you may be in a sugar coma right now after raiding the kids' trick or treat bags, but before you crash, we asked you to share your favorite >> there were plenty of them. hash tag trick or treat still trending tonight. let's have a look at some of the cute and clever costumes on people and pets. look at the little frog from rebecca on twitter. perfect. >> super cute. this is a picture of them getting ready for their therapy visits in a wild way. super cute. >> frightening pooches. how about this from jamie.
witch and a super hero in there. >> looks like they're half dabbing. maybe they're full dabbing. this is the best couple's costume from yesterday's annual halloween party. very nice. >> batman is very popular this year. i was at my daughter's parade. >> bat girl was out feeling batman. >> this one from nancy with no caption at all. a dog in the witch costume looking like if you don't take me o seconds, my teeth are going to be into your face. >> this is another pooch. we've got a lot of dogs dressed up. they don't look so happy, though. >> this one is getting ridden by a cowboy, okay. then here is from monica. even the birds, halloween, it's official, gone to the birds. going to dress up the birds with a cape. >> super cute. >> that's fantastic. >> keep those pictures coming.
to trick or treat in prince george's county. everyone have a safe and fun halloween and that's what we hope all of you had tonight. >> keep them coming so we can repost them and retweet them and keep it going all morning. here's a question. will using facebook help you live longer? >> researchers won't go that far, but they say being active on social media is connected to living longer. they als overboard with your online activity. it should complement your connection to say people
little scary. >> check out what he told a big crowd of trick or treaters gathered at the white house. keep in mind he said it while standing next to the first lady of healthy eating. >> the more candy, the later you eat the candy, the better because i bet that you being up all night with a sugar rush is exactly what your parents are looking for. >> and that's how you know he's in office for only three more months. he's saying all kind stuff. tonight the first family hosted kids from the d. c. region, military families for a night of candy and more candy and more candy and cookies and halloween craziness. >> i figure the generous thing to do is have it in the morning right before breakfast, right before you put them on the school bus. that's the generous thing to do. >> that's so wrong. the teachers will remember that, too. they'll be like remember that
school -- you sent your kids to school all sugared up. >> i can put my costume on. adam was afraid to put his back on. >> there was a whole thing on that, though. here's the 7-day. an average day tomorrow, maybe a sprinkle, not a big deal. wednesday, thursday, another cold front thursday night. we just go back to average temps over the weekend n- weekend will be 49 hours long. you're welcome. >> you could ha brought the hair.
to be her or donald trump. >> i wish they could just get along. >> donald trump. hillary clinton is a liar. a big liar. >> the inside of my eye patch smells like hot dogs. >> history, first woman president. >> when will this be over. donald trump is always shouting. >> what's going to happen? i don't know. obviously, hillary is steeped
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