How to protect yourself against credit card skimming

Reports of credit card skimmers at gas pumps continue to pop up throughout Travis County. Recently, Travis County deputies announced a crack down on credit card skimmers in the Wells Branch area over the past few weeks.

Don’t get ‘skimmed’ this holiday weekend!

4th of July holiday weekend could be prime time for skimmers to hit your wallet If you’re like many Americans, your July 4th plans will probably extend into the weekend. Many Americans will be traveling to see friends and family. If you’re continuing to celebrate, Better Business Bureau would like you to be extra cautious with your…

Avoid falling victim to ATM skimmers

Identity thieves work hard to mask their tricks. One common way they collect people’s credit card information is by using skimmers, small card readers that can fit in the palm of your hand. They’ve even installed skimmers on gas pumps and ATMs, collecting new credit card numbers with each transaction. NPR’s Planet Money released a visual…