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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  • Kissimmee police: Skimming device found at 7-11 store - Central Florida News 13
    Credit card skimmer found at Sarasota gas station - Southwest Florida Herald Tribune
    02/4/2016 - 3:24 pm | View Link
  • Vinton Police search for woman who used ATM skimming device - Roanoke Times
    ... woman who they believe used a skimming device at ... Police said a woman placed a device used to skim credit/debit card information and a ...
    02/1/2016 - 3:09 pm | View Link
  • How to Protect Credit Card Data in Restaurants and Bars - Houston Press
    ... theft of their credit card data: hacking, skimming and phishing. Phishing is trying to get consumers to give up their personal and credit card...
    02/1/2016 - 9:34 am | View Link
  • Credit Card Skimming Device Found On Hingham Gas Pump - Big News Network
    HINGHAM (CBS) - Police are asking all gas stations in Hingham to check for credit card skimming devices after one was found this week on a self-
    01/29/2016 - 3:35 pm | View Link
  • Credit card skimming is an emerging threat in Minnesota - Minneapolis Star Tribune
    According to criminal complaints, police executed a search warrant and found five credit card skimming devices, a credit card reader and a GPS...
    01/29/2016 - 10:41 am | View Link
  • New pain at the pump: Credit card skimmers at gas stations - New York Daily News
    ... weak spots in our credit card security system. No doubt you've seen the credit card chip ... with smaller and harder-to-spot "skimming" ...
    01/29/2016 - 8:40 am | View Link
  • Bluetooth technology used to steal card information at gas pumps - CBS 3 Springfield
    Bluetooth technology used to steal card information at gas pumps - WMBF
    01/29/2016 - 5:10 am | View Link
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  • Abingdon Credit Card Skimmers Sought: Sheriff
    ABINGDON, MD – Two men are suspected in a recent credit card skimming scheme, according to the Harford County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities said that within hours of the pair allegedly installing a skimming device on the ATM at Wawa in the 3500 block ...
    02/8/2016 - 11:20 am | View Link
  • Credit card skimming devices found in Bridgewater
    BRIDGEWATER – After finding credit card skimming devices at a local gas station this week, the Bridgewater police are offering a warning to the community: When you’re swiping your credit card, someone could be swiping from you. A skimming device used ...
    02/4/2016 - 10:33 am | View Link
  • Credit card skimmer found at Livonia gas station
    MDARD says gas stations that aren't under 24-hour surveillance are at more of a risk for credit card skimming, and that gas station owners need to be vigilant. "Just due diligence, you know, they're just going to have to watch their pumps and keep ...
    02/3/2016 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Thieves using devices at gas stations, restaurants to skim credit cards
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Credit card skimming has probably happened to you or someone you know. It's a crime committed across Central Indiana daily, and the victim's don't know what's taking place. A credit card used to pay for gas is quietly harvested for ...
    02/2/2016 - 1:39 am | View Link
  • Credit Card Skimming Device Found On Hingham Gas Pump
    HINGHAM (CBS) – Police are asking all gas stations in Hingham to check for credit card skimming devices after one was found this week on a self-service gas pump. Hingham Police said the device, which is used to record and store credit card information ...
    01/29/2016 - 10:31 am | View Link
  • Two women sought in credit card 'skimming' scam
    Two women are suspected of using a stolen credit card number on Jan. 17 at the Target on Highway 153. They are suspected of purchasing $480 worth of goods, according to a Greater Chattanooga Area Crime Stoppers news release. The actual card holder was ...
    01/28/2016 - 10:54 am | View Link
  • Credit card skimming at gas pumps
    The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) is tightening the screws on credit card scammers, as they work with the U.S. Secret Service and local sheriff’s offices into continuing investigations into skimming devices at gasoline pumps.
    01/28/2016 - 9:13 am | View Link
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  • Credit card skimmers found inside Bloomington-area gas ...
    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (Feb. 8, 2016) -- For the first time, credit card skimmers have been found inside gas pumps in the Bloomington area. The homemade devices ...
    02/9/2016 - 3:36 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.
    02/5/2016 - 11:36 pm | View Website
  • Here's What A Card Skimmer Looks Like On An ATM
    Here's What A Card Skimmer Looks Like On An ATM. By cwalters April 19, 2009. ... Tagged With: credit cards, card readers, SCAMS, ATM skimmers, skimmers, ...
    02/5/2016 - 11:08 pm | View Website
  • All About Skimmers — Krebs on Security
    Krebs on Security In-depth security news and ... Credit and debit card skimmers secretly attached to gas pumps are an increasingly common scourge throughout the ...
    02/5/2016 - 12:38 pm | View Website
  • How to Spot and Avoid Credit Card Skimmers |
    If you ever swipe your credit or debit card at a gas station pump, an ATM, or a vending machine, your account information could be stolen. Here's how to avoid card ...
    10/14/2014 - 7:53 pm | View Website
  • Credit Card Skimming at Gas Pumps
    If you're hitting the road on vacation, protect yourself from Credit Card Skimming at gas pumps, says Consumer Reports.
    08/15/2014 - 9:15 am | View Website
  • What you need to know about card skimming
    "Skimming" is a blanket term used when referencing a crime where you take small amounts of money. It literally means to take cash off the top, as if money ...
    07/27/2014 - 7:53 pm | View Website
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