Credit card cloning on the rise
Special Agent Jerry Tirocchi of NCIS reports:
Over the last few months, SUBASE command members have reported unauthorized credit card purchases on their personal credit card accounts occurring at retail stores and service stations throughout the country.
None of the naval members were physically present in these states and all were in possession of their personal credit cards. Based on this information, it appears that the naval members had their credit cards skimmed and subsequently cloned.
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Comment: well, maybe they were skimmed. Then again, maybe their data were obtained from one of the big breaches recently revealed.