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A recent Cleveland.com article about arrests of individuals for credit card skimming at gas stations, erroneously listed Hudson as a city in which these crimes occurred. While this did not happen in Hudson, the incidences of skimming are on the rise and could happen here.
Skimming is where a thief places a device that looks legitimate on the pump, but it is there to steal credit card data. Some things you can do to help minimize your risk:
Until gas stations install EMV-chip technology, gas pumps will continue to be extremely vulnerable to skimming. If you think your credit card has been compromised, get in touch with your bank right away.