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:
  • New, smaller skimming device found at Winter Springs gas station - Central Florida News 13
    A new kind of credit card skimming device has police on alert. It was found at the Mobil station on State Road 434 near Tuskawilla Road.
    04/8/2015 - 5:15 am | View Link
  • Card rate rort nets $14m a month - Canberra Times
    To make matters worse, credit card providers are accompanying this interest skimming with new ploys to get customers further into debt.
    04/7/2015 - 7:52 am | View Link
  • 'Invisible' skimming device discovered on pump - ABC Action News
    ... of the pump and even included a small transmitter to send credit card information directly to ... Skimming devices are nothing new in the bay ...
    04/6/2015 - 10:20 am | View Link
  • Credit card skimmer found at Lakeland gas station - Bay News 9
    LAKELAND --  Police said a credit card skimming device was found on a gas pump at a Lakeland gas station.
    04/6/2015 - 4:44 am | View Link
  • The $14 million credit card con - Sydney Morning Herald
    To make matters worse, credit card providers are accompanying this interest skimming with new ploys to get customers further into debt.
    04/2/2015 - 11:53 am | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • Credit card rate rort nets $14m a month
    You've probably been contacted by your mortgage provider since the February rate cut with a "Congrats, you're getting an interest saving". But what about the credit card companies which surely also owe you a quarter-point reprieve? They've instead fleeced Australians of $28 million – and counting.
    04/7/2015 - 6:42 pm | View Link
  • Credit card fraudster slips into Sabah via 'loophole'
    Kota Kinabalu: A Swede who had been jailed in Thailand for committing major credit card fraud managed to slip into Sabah because of the absence of Immigration checks for those coming using sea transport from Labuan.
    04/6/2015 - 11:58 pm | View Link
  • Credit card skimmer found at Lakeland gas station
    Police said a credit card skimming device was found on a gas pump at a Lakeland gas station. On Apri
    04/6/2015 - 4:51 pm | View Link
  • Server arrested for stealing credit card numbers at restaurant
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 3, 2015)– Metro police arrested a server on the job at an east side restaurant after a customer caught her stealing credit card numbers with a small skimming device. Police took away 32-year-old Meirong Lin in handcuffs from the Teppanyaki Grill on E. Washington on Tuesday. Officers were called when a customer, […]
    04/3/2015 - 5:29 pm | View Link
  • Second credit card skimmer found at gas station in Marion County
    A credit card-skimming device has been discovered at a gas station in Marion County for the second time in less than a week.
    04/2/2015 - 4:48 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Superior Point Of Sale Software Does Not Mix Well With Skimming
    No gambling, as far as I have been able to determine. The shocking thing is the skimming I guess. Mr. Musa let the credit card receipts go into his bank account but when it came to actual cash He generally took the cash received home with him each night ...
    04/20/2015 - 2:51 am | View Link
  • 5 ways to protect yourself from credit card fraud at gas stations
    I, too, learned the hard way as I fell victim to gas station credit card skimming a few years ago. It occurred at the Shell gas station I regularly visited, just one block from my home. Fortunately, I happened to check my account balance the next morning ...
    04/17/2015 - 4:02 am | View Link
  • Protect Your Credit Card by Looking for Gas Station Security Labels
    Thieves find plenty of creative ways to steal your financial information. Skimming gas station credit card readers is a popular method. Thankfully, some pumps make it easy to see if they've been broken into with tamper-evident labels. Maybe you've noticed ...
    04/15/2015 - 10:48 pm | View Link
  • Third credit card skimmer found at gas station in Marion County
    OCALA — A third skimming device has been recovered from a Marion County gas station. All three electronic apparatus, which were hidden in areas where debit or credit cards are used to collect personal information from the card user, have been found at ...
    04/15/2015 - 8:39 am | View Link
  • Woman charged with using counterfeit credit card
    ... Howard County woman is charged with credit card fraud for allegedly using a counterfeit credit card with information police suspect was stolen using a skimming device. Bridget Martha Norris, 49, of Columbia, is charged with counterfeiting a credit ...
    04/15/2015 - 4:36 am | View Link
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  • Credit Card Review 2012 | Compare Best Credit Cards ...
    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.
    04/20/2015 - 6:01 am | View Website
  • Credit Card Skimmers
    The Lookout team goes undercover to find out if your credit information is at risk at the gas pump.
    04/19/2015 - 7:31 pm | 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 ...
    04/18/2015 - 10:17 pm | 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 ...
    04/16/2015 - 8:54 pm | View Website
  • How Can I Avoid Credit Card Skimmers?
    Check out these tips on how to avoid credit card skimming before you swipe your card at the ATM or the gas pump.
    11/19/2014 - 4:48 am | View Website
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