Veteran Pickpocket Explains How ATM Skimmers Are Ruining His Craft

There's no better example of a petty criminal than the pickpocket, a fast-moving talent who lifts wallets as if he were picking up pennies off the sidewalk. But a profile of a veteran pickpocket in the New York Times this weekend shows that technology is destroying the art. Credit cards are just more lucrative. » 7/20/14 10:40am 7/20/14 10:40am

Credit Card Skimmers Aren't Just at ATMs Anymore

It used to be that you only had to be paranoid about credit card skimmers when using an ATM. But times have changed, and the bad guys have gotten so sophisticated that they've now created realistic but fake point of sale terminals that even print an authentic looking receipt while they're collecting your credit card… » 12/18/12 10:06am 12/18/12 10:06am