There was a time when news stories about skimmers at banks, gas stations, and stores were all the rage. And then coverage dropped out of the headlines. But out of sight does not mean out of crime. Sahar Chmais reports:
Tens of Hays County residents have reported credit card information theft in gas stations across the county to the Hays Free Press/News-Dispatch.Some residents even reported having their information stolen on multiple occasions. As it has become a common issue for residents, what can be done to fix it?Many of the incidents were recent, according to the reports, with thefts at Poco Loco, Shell, Q-Way, Stripes, 7-11, Texaco and more. But much of the action falls into the hands of the consumer to fix or avoid the issue.