Skimmers

CO: Police: Credit Card Thieves Worked As Waiters

Follow-up on the story that we’ve been covering since November: The credit card numbers stolen from 200 customers at an Asian restaurant last year were taken by three people who offered to work for tips only, according to Longmont police. Cmdr. Tim Lewis told 7NEWS two men and one woman offered to work at...

Ca: Debit card fraud uncovered in Langley

On January 20 Langley RCMP received information from financial institution corporate security personnel detailing a debit card skimming which had occurred in north Langley. Corporate security advised he had attended the business in North Langley and examined the PIN pad which he found had been tampered with and contained suspect circuitry. Langley RCMP attended...

Update on Best Buy breach: 4,000 customers possibly affected

Best Buy, who has reported two breaches in the last two months, has posted a notice on its web site about the recent West Palm Beach breach. The alert, linked from its home page, reads: Payment card information was allegedly stolen at Best Buy’s West Palm Beach store during November and December 2008 by...

DE: Guilty plea entered in debit data theft

Sean O’Sullivan reports: One of two co-defendants in a complicated debit-card skimming operation that took in more than $500,000 from at least 70 victims pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Wilmington. According to Assistant U.S. Attorney Ilana H. Eisenstein, Grigoryan and Harutyunyan placed a skimmer device inside a keypad at Rite...