Circle K's In Arizona More Susceptible To Card Skimming

Published: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 1:44pm
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You’ve probably heard of credit card skimmers, those little devices that criminals hide inside the pump at gas stations to steal your credit card information.

A new analysis from the Arizona Republic shows you’re much more likely to get your card information stolen by a skimmer at one specific type of gas station in Arizona.

Rebekah Sanders reported the story, and she said the paper got a tip that Circle K appeared to be a popular target for these card skimmers.

She went to the Arizona Department of Weights and Measures to get the data behind it.

Sure enough, she found in 2018, 80 percent of skimmers that have been found at gas stations’ fuel pumps were at Circle K’s.

Sanders talked about what might be behind it.

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