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‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Becomes a New Way to Pay for Guns

‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Becomes a New Way to Pay for Guns

A few years ago, as American consumers were being wooed with “buy now, pay later” loans that let them pay for online purchases — from makeup to Peloton bikes — in small increments, one start-up had an idea: Why not adapt the model to sell outdoor recreation gear, including guns? Thus, Credova was born. Founded …

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This bank wants to track suspect credit card sales of guns and ammo. Why can't it?

This bank wants to track suspect credit card sales of guns and ammo. Why can’t it?

The credit card industry has blocked a novel effort to track suspect firearm and ammunition purchases, depriving law enforcement of a potential tool to identify and stop gun crime.  Documents obtained by CBS News show employees from domestic and international credit card companies, including Visa, Mastercard and American Express, pushed back on an application to …

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