Someone is skimming credit card/ATM details from Metrocard kiosks at the Eastern Parkway station. Just heard this from someone who heard from their bank. Might want to pay cash for a while. Anyone hear more about this?
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Beware: Credit Card/ATM card skimming at Eastern Parkway station
Greeeeeeeeat! You should make this post global--it has interest beyond PH. I haven't heard anything about this, but if it's happening at EP, I'm sure it's happening at other stations, too--especially the ones without attendants. I'm sure that those machines are really easy to tamper with.
it appears your facts are scrambled---
unless we are talking about two distinct problems here
I'm not so sure someone would continue to perpetrate this sort of thing at the same location more than briefly. Here's the checklist on how to prevent skimming:
Be that as it may, here's a link to an article on credit card skimming in case it's of use to anyone.
This is why I pay cash at restaurants
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