Saturday, December 17, 2016

Skimmer found in Clinton

The Clinton Police Department issued the following statement:

Clinton Police have found a credit card skimmer at the Exxon on Springridge Road and Johnston Place. If you have purchased gas recently at this station please check your bank statement and notify your bank and CPD immediately.

When possible, please pay for gas inside a store or pay cash for your fuel.

CPD: 601-924-5252


Anonymous said...

Pay in cash? Pay inside? Pfffffttt. Whatever, caveman

Anonymous said...

Check for these everyday.....just like bathroom cleanings...

Jess Axin.. said...

'check for bathroom cleanings'? Right. You also prolly check to be sure your motel room has freshly washed glasses when all they really have is a new paper top.

When I buy gas and use my card (always), the card is.....ready?....REQUIRED. How could a skimmer operator benefit from watching me insert my card and remove it? If it's a credit card, they would have to know the numbers on the back. If it's a gas card, they would have to have it in hand and swipe it.

Anonymous said...

A totally different type of lock would be much better than the generic type keyed lock the pumps have installed. Somehow these thieves know where to obtain these keys.

Anonymous said...

7:05..... card skimmer w/ Bluetooth = card info sent to laptop and eventually a cloned card or card info used over internet.

Anonymous said...

7:05 - that's not how it works. The skimmer device stores the information contained on the mag stripe on the back of your card, this information is either sold to identity thieves, or used to create clone cards.

This link has a great explanation:

Anonymous said...

7:05, if you're going to be condescending, at least try to not be be a complete idiot. When quoting previous posters, it's usually a good idea for the words you are putting in quotations to have actually existed in the post you are attempting to quote. When you go on to ridicule the poster that you are supposedly "quoting", it's helpful to have not completely missed the point of the post to which you are responding.

Secondly, when you use questions to make a statement as you did in the second half of your post, it's particularly helpful if the statement you are making suggests that you possess something approaching a minimum level of intelligence required to spawn intelligent debate.

Before I call the Clinton PD and let them know that there's apparently no useful information that can be obtained from skimming card numbers, I wish to leave 7:05 with an actual quote...

"Mr. Madison, what you've just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul."

Anonymous said...

Not sure if 7:05 is serious.

Anonymous said...

Same person 3 times above.

Anonymous said...

Should't the business owners/managers be responsible for checking those pumps each shift? How hard could that be to go outside and be responsible and look out on the consumer?

Anonymous said...

It doesn't take very much time to walk by the pumps before opening up each day. Maybe the law should take a good look at the management or people working at places that allow skimmers to be installed.

Anonymous said...

7:05 here

All I meant was that pumps should be inspected every day for bathrooms are cleaned.

A few people on here who respond so negatively so quickly should get laid.

Anonymous said...

Sorry - correction -

Insert above - 3:18 AM here

7:05 responded to my skimmer check statement....

Anonymous said...

Going inside and leaving a card with the clerk is the dumbest thing you can do.

Green Peace said...

This is why you capitalist pigs ought to do some research and go electric.

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