February 22, 2024
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Street smarts: Beware of skimmer scams at area gas stations


The Santa Barbara County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office/Department of Weights and Measures is warning of the dangers of “skimmers” after being notified of an couple of scam instances over the past month. On Sept. 5, the department’s Consumer Protection Division was notified by a local gas station that an external keypad and card swipe skimmer were removed…


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