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Jan. 22, 2013Kansas City, MO |  By: Coffey

Gas Pump Skimming

Several Kansas City area residents were recently the victims of "Gas Pump Skimming" where an electronic device was hidden inside a gas pump to obtain data from credit cards used to pay gas charges at the pump.

Maryville Public Safety Director Keith Wood says his department has not received any reports of gas pump skimming in this area.

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Until recently...gas pump skimming was more prevalent on the east and west coasts.