Transcript for Showdown at Starbucks Drive-Thru
We're going to turn next tonight to the mother who says her credit card number was stolen and used at Starbucks she went back to that drive through window. ABC's claims and dealt with the heated confrontation and authority tonight the latest scams involving your credit cards. What a Martinez says one quick trip for coffee cost her 212. Dollars and her young. At a California Starbucks drive through last week Martinez claims these cashier stole her credit card number and went on a shopping spree. The next day Martinez confronts her you know you get right. 200 colleges and that much anyway Carlsbad that was like around. Police say they're now investigating. Experts say credit card numbers can be stolen by thieves simply writing them down or using high tech devices colts gamers. This fast food employee was caught using one. It's very very difficult to prevent somebody to have one of these magnetic stripe readers which are very small and very portable. Experts say you can help protect your money by frequently checking your bank statements don't let anybody see your pin number and don't use an ATM or card reader if it looks like it's been tampered with deepening. Hopped in my garden tonight their coffee company calls the situation completely unacceptable and says the employee no longer works for Starbucks. Clayton send LA BC news Denver. Clean thing.
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