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Old 03-01-2023, 09:24 PM   #1
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Skimmers

Just discovered my atm/debit card number was used for a dozen Door Dash purchases since January. It’s not linked to my DD account and I only use it to get cash. Might be time for an RFID proof wallet. PITA.
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They sell sleeves that you can put your card in and keep in your wallet, thatís what I do.
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That stinks. Wonder why they didn't use it for bigger purchases?
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Bigger purchases usually flag as suspicious behavior. Get a couple dozen cards and you can eat and fuel up your vehicles under the radar for at least a month, until people see their statements
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Bigger purchases usually flag as suspicious behavior. Get a couple dozen cards and you can eat and fuel up your vehicles under the radar for at least a month, until people see their statements
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Just discovered my atm/debit card number was used for a dozen Door Dash purchases since January. Itís not linked to my DD account and I only use it to get cash. Might be time for an RFID proof wallet. PITA.
Remember to let the bank know where you got cash. The skimmers are usually at the ATM. i won't go into particulars but you remember I was doing fraud mitigation with the Secret Service when we first met.

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The skimmer is usually an "overlay" at the bank ATM.

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The skimmer is usually an "overlay" at the bank ATM.
Iíve heard of this. Given the timing of the fraud Iím thinking it happened when I flew home for Christmas.
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If possible, use the ATMs inside the bank during business hours, as the skimmers are more likely to be placed on the outside or remote machines.

Self serv fuel pumps are another popular skimmer target.

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If possible, use the ATMs inside the bank during business hours, as the skimmers are more likely to be placed on the outside or remote machines.
I actually asked the fraud agent about this and they said most banks have so many security cameras outside itís not super likely. Still could happen Iím sure.
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I just found like 8 apple.com charges from today I didn’t make on my primary credit card. This would be 4 fraud claims in the last six months. Is any one else having these kind of issues?
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My wife has a Southwest card she only uses for work travel. It has gotten hit 3 times in the last 10 months for Spotify charges. She also has had random Door Dash charges on her debit. One of the Spotify charges was for 3 months in a row and the CC Company would not cover it because she didn't catch it in time.
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The skimmer is usually an "overlay" at the bank ATM.
At gas pumps, too. And sometimes installed by low life station employees/managers.

Use contactless payment whenever possible. I just tap the chip to the Wi-Fi reader and done--2-3 seconds, tops, no PIN required.

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