close Severity : 3-LOW On January 4, 2017, the Commonwealth’s online Privacy Policy will be updated. More Details

THE SKINNY ON ‘SKIMMERS’

Skimmers are malicious card readers often attached to actual payment terminals that can pull data from a credit or debit card’s magnetic stripe when inserted or swiped. Gas pumps and ATMs, particularly those in out-of-the-way locations with poor lighting, have become a prime target for these skimmers. Knowing what to look out for and who to report issues to can help protect you from these scams. Learn more