Beware of scams!

I was watching a show last night on Tru tv that I had not heard of previously. It is called “The Real Hustle”. It shows how con artists scam people and should be a real eye opener for many.

Last night’s show dealt with how easy it is for con artists (not just conmen, but conwomen too)to steal credit card information, many times right in front of the victims. It would make you think twice about giving your credit card over to a waiter or waitress in a restaurant.

The three television con artists used a wireless credit card reader. The waitress swiped the customers credit card using a card reader that was hidden on her body. Her accomplises then downloaded the information at a near-by table.

Next time you hand over that credit card, remember to keep your eyes on it as much as possible. When using ATM machines, make sure that everything looks genuine as fake readers can be placed over the regular card reader. Those cards are worth a lot of money on the black market.

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