As banks step up their efforts at securing unattended ATMs, identity thieves bent on credit card theft are moving to a new technique: Gas station credit card skimming. Although identity thieves might obtain fewer debit card numbers and PINs at a gas station than at an ATM, gas pump skimming is still profitable for enterprising thieves. Using a credit card skimmer, a device … [Read more...] about Gas Pump Skimming – A Daily Threat?
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Even if it has never happened to you (and I hope it hasn’t!), you should know how to report a stolen credit card so that you are prepared if it does happen. I can tell you from experience, it takes more than a simple phone call to make sure that your account and your entire identity is protected after a credit card is stolen. Several years ago, I was out late with friends at … [Read more...] about How to Report a Stolen Credit Card – 4 Immediate Steps You Must Take