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Credit Card Cloning and The EMV Chip
By: Tom

Credit Card Cloning and The EMV Chip

I looked through some of my e-mails and noticed a number of them dealt with the topic of credit/debit card cloning. So I decided to a little research on the topic to p...

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First ATMs, Then Gas Pumps, Now Post Office Stamp Machines?
By: Amanda

First ATMs, Then Gas Pumps, Now Post Office Stamp Machines?

Your BBB has learned that schemers may now be targeting automated stamp machines are your local post office for skimming devices. According to an article on Read More

Prevent Credit Card Theft at Gas Pumps
By: Michael

Prevent Credit Card Theft at Gas Pumps

Between 8 and 12 million people will be victims in a single year as thieves use extraordinary measures to steal your money. U.S. postal inspectors are searching hotel ...

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Thieves Tamper With PIN Pads at Barnes & Noble Stores-Steal Info
By: Jackie

Thieves Tamper With PIN Pads at Barnes & Noble Stores-Steal Info

In a press release dated October 24, 2012, Barnes & Noble announced that thieves tampered with point-of-sale PIN pads at 63 Barnes & Noble stores.  The company...

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Don’t Let Your Bank Card Get Skimmed
By: Jason

Don’t Let Your Bank Card Get Skimmed

Recently one of our BBBs in Michigan issued a press release warning consumers that “skimmers” had stolen almost $500,000 for consumers in their area. “Skimming” is whe...

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Cash Top-Up Schemes
By: Michael

Cash Top-Up Schemes

We at the BBB have been receiving an increased amount of calls from people saying they have won money. All they need to do is purchase a Top-Up debit card and provide ...

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