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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  • Ohio authorities warn of gas pump credit card skimmers - Sacramento Bee
    Alaska Airlines credit card dropping foreign fees - Seattle Times
    05/28/2016 - 10:48 am | View Link
  • Hermiston police looking for card skimmer suspect - KNDO KNDU
    ... a person of interest involved in skimming cards ... a device placed on a credit or debit card reader which captures the information from the ...
    05/26/2016 - 3:33 pm | View Link
  • Take a closer look at that ATM - Houston Chronicle
    See an ATM Skimmer in Action - Yahoo! Finance
    05/22/2016 - 1:33 pm | View Link
  • Police warn local drivers about gas station credit card "skimmers" - KNDO KNDU
    ... your credit card at the pump? Dozens of people in our area have fallen victim to credit card ... ago, Kennewick Police busted a skimming ring
    05/20/2016 - 9:52 am | View Link
  • Hacker shows how easy it is to steal credit card info - Daily Mercury News
    Hacker shows how easy it is to steal credit card info - Sunshine Coast Daily
    05/18/2016 - 7:45 am | View Link
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  • Credit card skimmer thefts at Wal-Mart could've been easily avoided
    SEE ALSO: There may be a financial downside to loving your job A local Virginia outlet reports the skimming device there was spotted after almost 40 customers noticed large ATM withdrawals were made without their knowledge. Credit card skimmers can be ...
    05/27/2016 - 10:40 pm | View Link
  • Police blotter: Credit card skimming device found at Morton Grove gas station
    The following items were taken from Morton Grove Police Department reports. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Credit card fraud Stanley Pierce, 44, of Southfield, Mich., was charged with credit card fraud on May 19. Police said Pierce ...
    05/27/2016 - 4:01 pm | View Link
  • How criminals are DIY-ing credit card fraud at Greater Cincinnati gas pumps
    Credit card skimmers — tiny devices used to steal credit and debit ... Authorities said that the only way to prevent skimming is to change the technology at the gas pumps. Butler County Auditor Roger Reynolds recommended that people pay for their gas ...
    05/27/2016 - 10:42 am | View Link
  • Credit Card Skimmers Found At Area Stores
    (Hamilton Co., OH) -- Police in Hamilton County are warning residents about the discovery of some credit card skimming devices. WLWT-TV is reporting that credit card skimmers were found at Walmart stores in Forest Park and Colerain. A skimmer was also ...
    05/26/2016 - 1:36 am | View Link
  • Credit card skimmers found at two Austin-area gas stations
    An internal credit card skimmer attached inside the pump. (Travis County Sheriff’s Office) Wade says the department inspected about 60 gas stations within the county in a proactive search effort to discover the skimming devices. While deputies did not ...
    05/25/2016 - 11:42 pm | View Link
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  •’s team of leading credit & money experts offer advice & tips to help you save money, gain valuable insight and make smarter financial decisions
    05/23/2016 - 11:44 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 ...
    05/23/2016 - 6:43 am | View Website
  • All About Skimmers — Krebs on Security
    The series I’ve written about ATM skimmers, gas pump skimmers and other related fraud devices have become by far the most-read posts on this blog.
    05/23/2016 - 2:47 am | View Website
  • How Does Credit Card Skimming Work?
    Credit card skimming is a type of credit card theft where thieves steal your card information then sell it or use it to make fraudulent purchases.
    05/23/2016 - 12:03 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 ...
    05/22/2016 - 10:29 pm | View Website
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