DPD’s Skinny on Scammers

November 19, 2018 / Comments (0)

Crime & Safety General


The Denver Police Department wants all of us to be aware of scammers and this holiday season, the DPD wants us to watch out for credit card skimmers. These are malicious card readers that grab the data off a card’s magnetic strip. Holiday shopping starts soon, so before you swipe that credit/debit card, remember to check those card readers for sneaky skimmers!

Skimmer Skinny: 2 Types

SKIMMER SKINNY: DID YOU KNOW THERE'S 2 TYPES?!In lieu of "Scam Alert Saturday," we are going to take a minute to talk to you a little more about credit card skimmers. In case you forgot, credit card skimmers are malicious card readers that grab the data off the card’s magnetic strip. We know a lot of you will be starting that holiday shopping soon, and before you do, we want to make sure you're ready…*We will return to our regularly scheduled programing next Saturday.

Posted by Denver Police Department on Friday, November 16, 2018



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