OK: Customers’ credit information stolen at local restaurant

Joleen Chaney reports:

A popular restaurant in the western Oklahoma is the latest target of a fraudulent high-tech scheme used to steal the credit card numbers customers.

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Schumacher says his customers’ card information has never been stored on their computers but was stolen as it passed through the system.

“It grabs the number as it’s swiped at a terminal,” he said.

It is what happened when software was remotely installed on the computer system without anyone knowing until the bank Montana Mike’s does business with contacted restaurant management about it.

Weatherford police tell NewsChannel 4 several of their residents have reported thousands of dollars in fraudulent charges from all over the country that showed up on their accounts after swiping plastic at the popular diner.

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