Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

TDA warns consumers about Credit Card Skimmers at Gasoline Pumps


February 18, 2021

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is alerting consumers to an increase in fraudulent credit card devices found at gas pumps across the state.

Five fraudulent devices have been detected in user interface compartments on fuel pumps in the past six weeks in various locations statewide.

Consumers are urged to take note of the credit card reader they are using. If it appears to be different from other readers at the gas pumps or if it is not securely affixed to the display panel, report it to the gas station manager or TDA and move to another pump. If a card skimming device is detect...

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