Frequently Asked Questions

How can I stop my credit or debit cards being cloned/skimmed?

Skimming or cloning cards is when the details stored on the magnetic strip on your card are put onto a blank card and then the card is used without your knowledge or permission.

Always guard your card like you would cash.

Most larger stores and businesses now do not display the whole of your card number on the receipt making it harder to clone your credit card.

DON'T let the card out of your sight when you are paying for goods. Some unscrupulous business will clone your card and use it before you even know about it.

ALWAYS shred your receipts before throwing them away.

NEVER disclose your PIN number to anyone even if they say they are from the bank, police or reputable business. NO ONE but you needs to know your PIN.

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