Before swiping your card at the pump, experts suggest tugging on the slotted card reader to see if it’s an external “skimmer” — a device that steals electronic financial information. Visually inspecting the pump for damage and checking the pump inspection sticker for tampering are safeguards to protect your wallet from would-be scam artists.
Before swiping your card at the pump, experts suggest tugging on the slotted card reader to see if it’s an external “skimmer” — a device that steals electronic financial information. Visually inspecting the pump for damage and checking the pump inspection sticker for tampering are safeguards to protect your wallet from would-be scam artists. File photo
Before swiping your card at the pump, experts suggest tugging on the slotted card reader to see if it’s an external “skimmer” — a device that steals electronic financial information. Visually inspecting the pump for damage and checking the pump inspection sticker for tampering are safeguards to protect your wallet from would-be scam artists. File photo

Police investigating dozens of debit card fraud cases

October 11, 2018 12:40 PM