QUICK LINKS:

Thruway Authority calls on travel plaza operators to beef up credit and debit card security measures

Created: 02/18/2014 8:34 PM WHEC.com

A consumer alert for Thruway travelers. If you find yourself stopping at a travel plaza to fill up your gas tank or perhaps eat a snack, the Thruway is taking extra steps to protect your debit and credit card information.    

The Thruway Authority says a skimming device was recently discovered on a gas pump at a travel plaza in Rockland County. As a result, it is asking the operators of these plaza to increase efforts to protect travelers' personal information.

Skimming happens when personal information is stolen during what is otherwise a regular transaction. 

    



News10NBC/WHEC-TV welcomes your opinion and interaction on our website, but please remember to keep it clean. If you're advertising for another business, being profane, vulgar or slanderous your post will be deleted. By commenting on this website, you agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Use. Comments are not pre-screened before they posted.



Rochester

Few Clouds
59°
65° | 38°
  • Feels like: 59° F
  • Wind: S 12mph
  • Humidity: 72%
  • Sat Mostly cloudy
    77° | 57°
  • Sun Showers and thunderstorms
    72° | 62°
  • Mon Times of sun and clouds
    62° | 50°
  • Tue Times of sun and clouds
    59° | 45°