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:
  • Credit card skimming happens when you least expect it - USA Today
    It takes just a few seconds for someone to essentially copy your credit card.
    11/1/2014 - 8:58 am | View Link
  • "Belgium's Cards and Payments Industry" is now available at Fast ... - ClickPress
    Now Available: Malaysia\'s Cards and Payments Industry - PR inside
    10/31/2014 - 2:40 pm | View Link
  • MANAGEMENT'S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL CONDITION AND ... - TMC Net
    ... offering provides banks and credit unions with ... is Diebold's ActivEdge card reader. This is the ATM industry's first complete anti-skimming ...
    10/30/2014 - 8:41 am | View Link
  • Australia: How should directors and officers protect their company ... - Mondaq
    ... physical theft or physical loss of device crimeware / malware card-skimming attacks denial-of ... Credit card information and personal details
    10/29/2014 - 3:25 pm | View Link
  • Credit card safety in 8 easy ways - Rediff.com
    ... easy ways to keep your credit card safe and secure. These days having a number of credit cards ... card might be getting scanned through ...
    10/29/2014 - 12:13 pm | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • 9 Investigates: Card-skimming at the gas pump
    Police call it a near-perfect crime. Thieves can steal your account information right at the gas pump and empty your bank account before you even know something has happened.   In a 9 Investigates, Eyewitness News reporter Ken Lemon looked into how it happens and what you can do to stay one step ahead of the criminals. It starts with the gas tanks.   They are made in bulk and designed so that ...
    10/30/2014 - 6:22 pm | View Link
  • Police: McDonald's worker stole customers' credit information
    Roswell police have charged a fast food worker after they say she stole customer’s credit card information. Lauren Bass told Channel 2’s Mike Petchenik she gave Preshauna Thomas her credit card Tuesday after placing her order at the drive-through of the McDonald’s on Holcomb Bridge Road. “She skimmed my card,” said Bass.  “ I saw her slide it through the slide on the side of the screen, and then ...
    10/30/2014 - 4:26 pm | View Link
  • Credit card safety in 8 easy ways
    It is better to be safe than sorry!
    10/30/2014 - 12:21 am | View Link
  • Scam targets credit and debit card users
    Oak Ridge police say someone recently found a skimmer on an ATM at a SunTrust bank. It's a small device that can do a whole lot of damage.
    10/29/2014 - 11:43 pm | View Link
  • Police: Brooklyn man found with 16 fake credit cards, skimmer
    Rahshawn S. Mayo, 25, was charged with misdemeanor criminal possession of stolen property, misdemeanor possession of a skimmer device, two counts of felony possession of a forged instrument, and violation unlawful possession of marijuana. A similar incident occurred Oct. 17, when State Police stopped a vehicle for speeding on the Thruway in Bethlehem and found a skimming device and fraudulent ...
    10/27/2014 - 11:24 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Credit card skimmer device found at Boynton Beach gas station
    Police warn the public that there is no way to determine whether a gas station pump has a card skimming device attached because it is attached on the inside of the machine. Anyone who believes they may have been a victim at this gas station is urged to ...
    11/26/2014 - 5:18 am | View Link
  • Credit card fraud on the increase: Sabric
    Gauteng, the Western Cape, and KwaZulu-Natal were responsible for 88 percent of all credit card fraud losses. The three provinces also had the highest number of skimming devices retrieved. From 2005 to September 2014 a total of 1377 hand held skimming ...
    11/25/2014 - 5:13 am | View Link
  • Simple suggestions to keep presents, credit info safe during shopping season
    This time of year also sees an increase in debit and credit card skimming and people are at a higher risk for the simple fact they’re just using it more. “From a skimming device or someone looking at your PIN number because you’re using it more often ...
    11/25/2014 - 1:57 am | View Link
  • Online credit card fraud warning for South Africans
    Gauteng, the Western Cape, and KwaZulu-Natal were responsible for 88 percent of all credit card fraud losses. The three provinces also had the highest number of skimming devices retrieved. From 2005 to September 2014 a total of 1377 hand held skimming ...
    11/24/2014 - 11:39 pm | View Link
  • Credit card skimming device found at Monroe gas station
    The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating more than a dozen complaints of credit card fraud last week from persons who used their debit or credit cards at the Pilot Travel Center in Frenchtown Township. Deputies are probing complaints that ...
    11/21/2014 - 9:12 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • 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 ...
    11/26/2014 - 2:34 pm | View Website
  • Credit card thieves 'skimming' pay-at-the-pump gasoline buyers
    Card thieves 'skimming' pay-at-the-pump customers By David Geer. As if the high cost of gas wasn't enough, credit and debit card users who pay at the pump have to ...
    11/26/2014 - 1:05 am | View Website
  • Credit card skimming information and prevention
    Learn about credit card skimming and find out how you can protect yourself from fraud.
    11/25/2014 - 8:40 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 ...
    11/25/2014 - 7:14 pm | View Website
  • Top Ten Reviews
    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.
    11/25/2014 - 8:37 am | View Website
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