You could be giving a thief direct access to your checking account without even knowing it.
Experts say these are the 4 most dangerous places to swipe your debit card.
- Outdoor ATMs are one of the riskiest places. If the public has access to it then a thief has the ability to add skimming devices to it, or put a camera on it so they can capture your information.
- Gas Stations are another place that you don't want to use your debit card. The pay-at-the-pump makes it easy for the bad guys to compromise your debit card.
- Never use your debit card online. There are many different points in a transaction where your card could be hacked.
- Restaurants or any place where the card is out of sight. This give the thief the ability to copy your card information in private.
The possibility of fraud is always there when using your debit card, being careful where you use it can help you avoid the hassle of getting reimbursed for fraudulent charges. Click here for the complete article