How Waiters Steal Your Credit Card

This clip from the UK’s “The Real Hustle” shows how easy it is for a waiter to attach a skimming device to their clothes and steal your credit card at a restaurant. After harvesting the numbers, the crooks can make a physical duplicate of your card, or sell the numbers online to other criminals.

Unfortunately, there’s not much you can do except watch your credit card statement and report any suspicious transactions as soon as possible. — BEN POPKEN