• Beware Credit Card Skimmers at Gas Stations This July Fourth, Secret Service Warns

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    With record travel predicted for this July Fourth holiday, travelers are already preparing for higher gas prices at the pump. But the Secret Service has a warning for road-tripping revelers on the extra-long Independence Day weekend: Watch out for credit card skimmers when you're fueling up at gas stations.
    Credit card skimmers are small, electronic devices that criminals can install inside the card reader at a gas pump and are undetectable to consumers. When people swipe their cards to make a payment, the skimmer copies the card's data. Some skimmers must be physically retrieved by the...
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