Transcript for Consumer alert: Skimming devices are stealing credit card information at gas pumps in Arizona
To steal your credit card information. And you need to look close to spot one ABC's Kenneth moat with your money. A warning when he swipe your court at the pump. It only takes seconds for these are set a trap is still door information they know the machines they know how to get in and out of Barry by. This hidden camera showing past here that work inside the pump but keep coming back for that skimming device. Packed with credit card numbers right now police are searching for this pier allegedly caught on camera there's going a scammer and Arizona. Forty discovered domestic soup for this year the number of hacked card readers in the US jumping 30% that we sixteen. This is affecting gas stations across the country. But now the crime turning high tech. They're capable of transmitting information to remote location. To protect yourself pick the gas pump closest to the court because thieves typically target pumps so what out of sight major credit card. Is safer than debit. Police say not even security tips on credit cards are making a dent in stemming crimes are statements bad. They would go fashioned cash Cecilia good reminder catch a Q.
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