The worst thing about a hi-tech world is that crime has gone hi-tech too, which is why credit card skimmers are a popular way for criminals to use tech-savviness to steal our financial freedom.
The good thing is that some skimmers have limitations that put the thief at risk of getting caught. Unfortunately, thieves are starting to use newer skimmers that make their job even easier.
Skimmers that can transmit the stolen card information via text message have been found at gas station pumps. That means that the crook can set up skimmers anywhere in the world, leave the scene of the crime, and collect debit and credit card information from the comfort of their own home. […Read more}