Skimming and Payments Security
Approximately 39 million Americans fill-up every day and fuel dispensers have become one of many targets for thieves looking to steal credit and debit card information by "skimming," an aggressive tactic used to illegally obtain consumer card data for fraudulent purposes.
Since 2008, NACS and Conexxus have offered convenience and fuel retailers the resources and tools they need to proactively initiate and maintain effective payment security procedures that help reduce the occurrence of skimming.
Fuel Pump Skimming
Find out how skimmers, shimmers, and shammers target fuel pumps and how retailers can protect themselves and their customers.
How real is the threat of having your credit card cloned by a skimmer, and what are retailers doing to protect their customers?
This PDF guide provides informed suggestions on enhancing the payment card security of unattended payment terminals at fuel dispensers.
Developed by NACS and Conexxus, the WeCare Data Security Program provides simple guidelines designed to reduce the risk of card breaches at convenience store operations.
November 27, 2018
In this Conexxus-hosted webinar, Visa provides an overview of AFD fraud trends, why fraud is accelerating at the pump, fraud rate changes, how to spot a skimmer and other potential criminal activities.
December 17, 2015
A webinar outlining the steps every fuels retailer should be taking to stop this crime.
Conexxus members collaborate on current and future industry challenges and innovations. Its Data Security Working Group offers guidance and resources to help convenience and fuel retailers protect their operations against data security threats. For more information about Conexxus, email firstname.lastname@example.org.