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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ASK NEWS:
  • Suspects arrested over credit-card skimming - The Nation - Thailand
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  • Cops bust large-scale credit card factory - Comox Valley Record
    Executing a search warrant, they seized two credit card embossing machines, a card printer, card skimming devices and many forged credit cards.
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BING NEWS:
  • Credit card skimming device discovered at Woodland Market
    Friday, April 18, 2014 - 4:45 p.m. - At approximately 11:30 a.m. on April 18, Mariposa County Sheriff’s deputies located a credit card skimming device on Pump #3 at the Woodland Market gas station. These types of devices are used by criminals to ...
    04/18/2014 - 3:34 pm | View Link
  • Watsonville gas pumps stealing credit card information, police say
    "Essentially, what the criminals are doing is duplicating your credit card," said Watsonville Police Detective Charlie Bailey. How? With a hidden skimming device. "Skimming device is actually able to capture the credit card information as well as pin ...
    04/18/2014 - 5:26 am | View Link
  • Credit Card “Skimmer” Found at Woodland Market in Mariposa County
    April 18, 2014 - At approximately 11:30 am on April 18th Mariposa County Sheriff’s deputies located a credit card skimming device on Pump #3 at the Woodland Market gas station. These types of devices are used by criminals to fraudulently acquire credit ...
    04/17/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Feds: Victoria's Secret outlet employee used credit card skimmer
    THE SCAM INVOLVED AN EMPLOYEE WHO WORKS AT VICTORIA SECRET AND CREDIT CARD SKIMMER. GAIL PASCHALL-BROWN IS LIVE AT THE FEDERAL COURTHOUSE WITH THE LATE BREAKING DETAILS. GAIL? ACCORDING TO THIS ARREST REPORT, THE WOMAN ALLEGEDLY HID THE SKIMMING DEVICE ...
    04/16/2014 - 10:29 am | View Link
  • Credit card skimming devices found at Hess gas stations
    Hess says credit card stealing devices have been found on gas station pumps from Largo to Holiday. If you've filled up at a Hess station and later noticed unauthorized charges on your account, you could receive access to a service that can help fix the ...
    04/12/2014 - 5:11 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Credit card skimming information and prevention
    Learn about credit card skimming and find out how you can protect yourself from fraud.
    04/19/2014 - 10:09 am | View Website
  • What Is a Credit Card Skimmer? | eHow
    A skimmer is a device that can read encoded information surreptitiously on a credit or debit card's magnetic strip. According to Washington police detective Brandon ...
    04/19/2014 - 9:41 am | View Website
  • Credit card thieves 'skimming' pay-at-the-pump gasoline buyers
    As if the high cost of gas wasn't enough, credit and debit card users who pay at the pump have to face a new way to be gouged at the pump: skimmers.
    04/18/2014 - 6:24 pm | View Website
  • How to Avoid Credit Card Skimming
    Check out these tips on how to avoid credit card skimming before you swipe your card at the ATM or the gas pump.
    04/18/2014 - 12:48 pm | View Website
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    Compare the best credit cards available. Side-by-side comparisons of features and fees of top rated credit cards. Easily see which credit card stands above the rest.
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