Credit Card "skimming" On The Rise

As more retailers adopt technologies like the self-serve checkout machines hacked in 24 Lucky stores, security experts say shoppers and merchants alike must be increasingly vigilant — especially during the holiday shopping frenzy.

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  • Fake credit cards turn up in traffic stop -
    ... searched the "suspicious vehicle" and found the counterfeit credit cards, 35 unopened Vanilla Gift cards, a credit card skimming device, tools...
    07/7/2015 - 2:45 pm | View Link
  • 10 Signs You Might Be a Victim of Identity Theft - Yahoo! Finance
    10 Signs You Might Be a Victim of Identity Theft - Yahoo! Singapore
    07/7/2015 - 1:22 pm | View Link
  • ID theft is prevalent in Washington state [Yakima Herald-Republic, ... - Bloomberg
    5 Things Identity Thieves Don't Want You to Know - Yahoo! Finance
    07/6/2015 - 11:09 am | View Link
  • Credit card skimmer found in Bonita traffic stop - Naples Daily News
    ... a suspicious vehicle last week in Bonita Springs uncovered four dozen counterfeit credit cards, a credit card skimming device and tools used...
    07/6/2015 - 5:31 am | View Link
  • Authorities warn about ATM 'skimming' scam - Longview Daily News
    ... in Toledo, are being targeted by ATM "skimmers" who steal credit and debit card information to ... puts those cards used during the skimming at
    07/2/2015 - 8:03 am | View Link
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  • Officials: Card Skimming Spikes in Nassau
    According to NCPD and the County Executive’s office, authorities have seen an increase in residents becoming victims of credit and debit card information thefts. Many of the thefts have been achieved by criminals who attach skimming devices to ATMs or ...
    07/7/2015 - 9:54 am | View Link
  • Nassau County warns of uptick in skimming devices at area ATMs
    The Nassau County Police Department is reporting an increase of incidents involving credit/debit card information being stolen through skimming devices. Authorities list the following precautions that the public should follow: --Do not use an ATM that ...
    07/7/2015 - 8:26 am | View Link
  • Bonita Springs traffic stop nets skimmers, fake credit cards
    Deputies arrested 50-year-old Lino Figueroa, of Tampa, on the followings charges: possession of burglary tools, 53 counts of possession of a counterfeit credit card, possession of a skimming device and possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana ...
    07/7/2015 - 7:20 am | View Link
  • Three Nigerians face jail terms for skimming credit cards
    KOLKATA: A Nigerian national, who was charge sheeted by Delhi Police in the Rahul Mahajan drug bust case in 2006, was sentenced to three years' imprisonment by a city court on Wednesday for his involvement in an international credit card skimming racket.
    07/1/2015 - 12:31 pm | View Link
  • How to spot credit card skimming at ATMs
    TOWN OF WALLKILL >> State police in Middletown are alerting the public of a credit card skimming device they found attached to an ATM at the Bank of America in the Wallkill Town Center on Schutt Road Extension. The state police Bureau of Criminal ...
    06/27/2015 - 1:16 am | View Link
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  • How Can I Avoid Credit Card Skimmers?
    Credit card thieves will often temporarily affix the card skimmer device to gas pumps, ATMs, or other convenient self-service point-of-sale terminals.
    07/6/2015 - 12:29 pm | View Website
  • Debit and Credit Card Skimming –
    Nowadays, it is far more convenient to pay at gas stations with a speedpass, use Paypal for online purchases, and pay with plastic rather than holding wads of cash ...
    07/6/2015 - 10:49 am | View Website
  • How Does Credit Card Skimming Work?
    Credit card skimming is a type of credit card fraud that can be difficult to detect until fraudulent charges have been made. Learn how to avoid credit card skimming.
    07/4/2015 - 7:41 pm | View Website
  • Credit Card Skimming at Gas Pumps
    If you're hitting the road on vacation, protect yourself from Credit Card Skimming at gas pumps, says Consumer Reports.
    08/15/2014 - 9:15 am | View Website
  • Credit Card Thieves Use 'Skimmers' at Gas Pumps and ATMs
    More cases of credit card thieves using “skimming” devices to steal unsuspecting customers’ credit card information are popping up across the country ...
    07/19/2014 - 5:08 am | View Website
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