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Credit card skimmers discovered locally

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Credit card skimmers discovered locally

A new method of stealing credit card information was recently discovered at two local convenience stores, only adding the ways electronic thieves can take advantage of unsuspecting citizens. According to Kerr County Sheriff Rusty Hierholzer, credit card skimmers were identified inside gas pumps at two separate stores by a delivery…

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See where 68 credit card skimmers were found in Michigan

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See where 68 credit card skimmers were found in Michigan

In cities and towns across lower Michigan, officials have found 68 credit card skimmers, installed by scammers meaning to steal personal information.
The Michigan Department of Agriculture, tasked with responding to service stations and removing the devices, provided MLive

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Deputy of the Month found credit card skimmers in gas pumps

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Deputy of the Month found credit card skimmers in gas pumps

A Williamson County Sheriff’s Office Deputy and his favorite charity were honored with an award from Toyota of Cool Springs.
Investigator Grant Benedict was named Deputy of the Month for September.
Investigator Benedict was recognized for this award for his

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How to avoid skimmers at gas pumps

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Credit card skimming at gas stations across Florida is becoming more prevalent. To avoid having your information stolen by thieves, pay with cash, says the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. In just the past two months, the agency’s inspectors have removed eight credit card skimmers from gas station pumps across the state. These skimmers are used to steal the credit card information from consumers, and the thieves then use the card information to make purchases in someone else’s name. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services works to protect consumers from fraud and scams, and this week, March 1-7, is National Consumer Protection Week. Here are the department’s other tips about how to avoid skimmers.   Check to make sure the gas pump dispenser cabinet is closed and has not been tampered with. Many stations are now putting a piece of security tape over the cabinet to ensure it has not been opened by unauthorized individuals. Try to use a gas pump closer to the front of the store. Thieves often place skimmers at the gas pumps farther away from the store so they aren’t noticed as quickly. Use a credit card instead of a debit card. […]

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ATM Skimmers & Debit Card Safety

ATM Skimmers & Debit Card Safety

Another security breach, this time at P.F. Chang’s restaurants across the country, including right here in Chattanooga. This made us want to know more before we swipe our cards again. “Once a hacker learns how to get into one location, […]

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