Man Realizes Something Isn’t Right As He’s Paying At 7/11, And Ends Up Finding A Credit Card Skimmer Stealing His Info

With prices rising everyday, even going to convenience stores like 7/11 can leave you feeling like you’re being robbed. A bag of chips for $7?!? A pint of ice cream for eight? It’s hard to justify even getting small snacks when you’re paying so much for so little. But according to TikTok user @theresastoneinmyboot, there’s …

Newsletter: 7-Eleven card skimmer scam revealed

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Customer Finds Credit Card Skimmer at Grocery Checkout

“wait 2 weeks and go back see if they put it back on.” Source: TikTok | @keepityorkie A shopper recorded himself finding a skimmer while shopping at a grocery store and posted the footage in a viral TikTok. In his video, a user who goes by Yorkie (@keepityorkie) confronts workers with the fraudulent find, and …

A Customer Found a Card Skimmer at a Walgreens ATM and Removed It Himself

There seem to be a whole lot of stories lately about how scammers are placing card skimmers in all kinds of locations to try to steal credit card information from unsuspecting people. And a man named Eric sensed that something was fishy when he used an ATM at a Walgreen’s store in Chicago so he …

A Customer Discovered a Card Skimmer at a Shell Gas Station Pump and Warned People to Be Careful

You’ve probably seen warnings from time to time about credit card skimmers that people have discreetly placed on ATM machines and gas station pumps. And for those of you that think those warnings might just be urban legends, this story might change your mind… A man named Milan posted a video on TikTok where he …

‘I just knew it didn’t feel right’: Customer encounters card skimmer at Walgreens ATM, removes it himself

Card skimmers are a common way for criminals to steal someone’s credit card information. How the process works is simple. First, someone installs a skimming device over a card reader. Usually, these devices are small or designed to fit exactly onto a normal card reader, meaning that it can be difficult to tell when a …

‘DO NOT put the card in the machine AT ALL’: Walmart shopper claims they found a card skimmer on checkout machine

Card skimming is a surprisingly common way for thieves to steal credit card information. According to the FBI, “Skimming occurs when devices illegally installed on ATMs, point-of-sale (POS) terminals, or fuel pumps capture data or record cardholders’ PINs.” In practice, this can take a few forms. In some cases, a thief may install a small …

‘I woulda walked out with a drink and chips in hand lmao’: Shopper finds credit card skimmer at 7-Eleven

7-Eleven has made headlines in recent months after shoppers found credit card skimmers attached to their card readers. A “card skimmer” is a device that captures card information, which allows the card to be copied or used elsewhere without the owner’s consent. In March, a TikToker went viral after exposing a card skimmer at a …

TikToker Spots Card Skimmer in Front of ”Guilty Looking” Worker

“Just did it again,” Will says while holding up the skimmer in front of the employee. “That’s f**ing crazy. I’m not gonna pay card,” he says after tossing the skimmer on the counter. He picks it back up again. “That’s f***ing crazy man.” The employee asks, “Can I see?” “No I’m gonna take it,” the …

7-11 Customer Discovers Card Skimmer in Viral TikTok

Sure, credit card numbers can be compromised and there are people who can steal those numbers to then use for all of their purchasing needs. However, they do hold a significant advantage over debit cards and cash. If someone steals your dollar bills, they’re pretty much gone. And for debit cards, once that money has …

‘When you got scammed at your local 7-Eleven’: TikToker finds card skimmer after ripping card machine apart in viral video

A TikToker alleged her credit card information was stolen by a rigged machine at a local 7-Eleven.  In a video posted to the platform, user Nyshje (@thedeluxedway) pulls on the front off of a credit card scanner, only to reveal that the front is fake and the inside contains a card skimmer. Card skimmers have …