Skimmers

Ca: Clients of Yorkville spa have debit info stolen

CTV.ca reports: More than 200 customers of an upscale spa in the Yorkville area have had their credit and debit card information stolen, Toronto police said Tuesday. Four people are facing hundreds of charges in connection with the case. Police say the information was used to finance a lavish lifestyle that includes homes in...

GA: Federal grand jury indicts Bulgarians on bank card skimming

Federal indictments were handed down against Nikolay Nikolov, 23, and Yordan Kavaklov, 29, both of Bulgaria, on multiple felony charges of conspiring to steal the bank card numbers and passwords of dozens of individuals through the use of a skimming device the defendants allegedly connected to ATM’s in the metro Atlanta area. According...

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...