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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    ... by 10 On Your Side, On April 22 Tequa Caffee confessed to a detective that she had a credit card scanning/skimming device when she worked at...
    11/23/2015 - 6:04 am | View Link
  • Canberra mornings: November 23, 2015 - Sydney Morning Herald
    Hackett author has $11,400 stolen on his credit card by US thieves - Sydney Morning Herald
    11/22/2015 - 2:54 pm | View Link
  • 40 accounts compromised in Aberdeen skimming case; 3 men sought - Aberdeen American News
    A third man is wanted for questioning in a credit card skimming incident at a gas station earlier this week.
    11/20/2015 - 2:46 pm | View Link
  • Third suspect sought in credit card skimming case - Aberdeen American News
    Aberdeen Police this morning have released more surveillance photos of three men suspected in the recent credit card skimming incident.
    11/20/2015 - 10:06 am | View Link
  • 40 accounts compromised in skimming case; 3 men sought - Aberdeen American News
    A third man is wanted for questioning in a credit card skimming incident at a gas station earlier this week.
    11/20/2015 - 6:55 am | View Link
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  • Man accused of using re-encoded credit cards at Louisville gas stations
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A credit card skimming investigation has ended with a man behind bars. According to the arrest citation, Martinez Carmenate, 32, allegedly made transactions totaling $3,500 using re-encoded credit cards at approximately 35 Thorntons ...
    11/30/2015 - 8:32 am | View Link
  • Why gift cards aren’t as secure as your credit cards
    All those credit-card-skimming and counterfeit card-making skills rendered ineffective by chip cards are still perfectly profitable with gift cards. And this summer, Chris Uriarte, writing for PaymentsSource, sent up a flare predicting that conversion to ...
    11/27/2015 - 3:13 am | View Link
  • Think Before You Swipe Your Debit, Credit Cards This Holiday Season
    Michael Hampton drove in from Virginia and along the way he says he stopped at several gas stations, but refuses to pay at the pump because he doesn’t want to fall victim to card skimming. “I go inside the gas stations and use their card reader so I ...
    11/26/2015 - 3:29 pm | View Link
  • Protecting your identity and credit card information
    Wednesday, we told you the two men are suspects in a card skimming investigation. The skimmers were found last month at four gas stations in Monroe County. They are used to steal credit card numbers. There are a lot of ways for you to protect your ...
    11/26/2015 - 10:48 am | View Link
  • Credit card fraud: Who is liable?
    With a 23% year-on-year increase in card skimming fraud from R366-million to R453-million recorded last year, according to the Hawks, it is becoming increasingly important for both consumers and establishments to be vigilant about this type of fraud ...
    11/24/2015 - 6:20 pm | View Link
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  • 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.
    11/30/2015 - 9:32 am | View Website
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    11/30/2015 - 3:13 am | View Website
  • Credit card fraud
    Credit card fraud is a wide-ranging term for theft and fraud committed using or involving a payment card, such as a credit card or debit card, as a fraudulent source ...
    11/30/2015 - 2:09 am | View Website
  • 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 ...
    11/30/2015 - 1:54 am | View Website
  • Protect Your Credit Card from Skimming | ID Theft ...
    Protect your credit card from skimming with Scanner Guard Cards. These cards provide identity theft prevention, fraud protection and keep your information secure.
    11/29/2015 - 11:35 am | View Website
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