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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  • Watch This Reporter Confront His Alleged Credit Card Thief
    Get Started Now » There are a number of ways Noviello’s card information could have been stolen, like credit card skimming or a data breach, and such data is often sold online. Chances are the thief had no idea the victim was a journalist who covers ...
    07/28/2015 - 7:14 pm | View Link
  • Expert: Credit card companies ’embarrassingly behind’ in cybersecurity
    “And it’s scary to know that my card could be compromised.” Her credit card company said she probably fell victim to card skimming – thieves stole her information as she swiped her card, then made a copy, complete with a new PIN number. This is not ...
    07/28/2015 - 3:40 pm | View Link
  • Credit card thieves taking advantage of outdated technology
    Her credit card company told CBS News she probably fell victim to card skimming, in which thieves got her information, then made a duplicate card complete with a new PIN number. Fraud expert Scott Schober said that is now common. A recent study showed ...
    07/28/2015 - 9:16 am | View Link
  • Several charged in credit card fraud investigation
    Investigators said at least 193 people had their credit cards "skimmed" and then "cloned". Investigators said "skimming" happens when someone secretly uses a portable device to record a card number, then uses the information to create a "clone" of the card.
    07/28/2015 - 4:45 am | View Link
  • Three arrested for card fraud
    Sparks said. Thieves steal credit card information by attaching skimming devices to gas pumps and ATM's that takes the information on the magnetic strips. The information is sold on the black market and used to credit a new credit card with the victim's name.
    07/26/2015 - 12:02 am | View Link
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  • Debit and Credit Card Skimming –
    This type of fraud is known as card skimming and it involves swiping your debit or credit card through a card reader that has been illegitimately set up to record ...
    07/29/2015 - 10:51 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.
    07/29/2015 - 8:27 am | View Website
  • Credit Card Skimming Operation
    See how easy it is for a person to copy the information from your credit Card, make a counterfeit card and obtain credit in your name. Your counterfeited ...
    07/28/2015 - 10:19 pm | View Website
  • 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.
    07/28/2015 - 3:38 pm | View Website
  • Credit Card Skimmers and ATM Card ...
    ATM Card Skimmers, Debit Card Skimmers and Credit Card Skimmers images. These images are strickly for educational purposes. We do not sell any equipment.
    07/28/2015 - 7:46 am | View Website
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