‘Operation Safe Pump’: Chicago aldermen creating safe spaces to pump gas due to carjacking spike
She’s since worked with local gas stations and Kates Security Services to set up times when people can fill up. The Citgo on 63rd Street and the Dan Ryan Expressway, and the Shell at 55th and Halsted streets are secured as part of Operation Safe Pump for an hour each day, Coleman said.chicagotribune.com
Inspector shares best defense against skimming devices at gas stations
of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS), are pushing to hit 168 gas stations in three days. But the crime continues to plague gas stations even when sweeps and security measures are in place. We found roughly 83 percent of skimmers found statewide by investigators were installed at pumps that had security measures in place. “If your card is being inserted vertically, that is old technology.”Use the map below to find out which local gas stations were hit in your neighborhood. Keep in mind, when a gas station is hit with skimmers, this often means attendants are coming up with new security measures.
Skimmers at Florida pumps decrease, but map shows where they’ve been found
Even with the decrease, some gas stations have already been hit hard this year. According to state investigator data, News 6 found many Central Florida gas stations had been hit hard by thieves, including stations in Orlando, Windemere, Titusville, and Oviedo. They are hard to get in.”Use the map below to find out which local gas stations were hit in your neighborhood. Keep in mind, when a gas station is hit with skimmers, this often means attendants are coming up with new security measures. It does not necessarily mean the pumps there are unsafe, just that skimmers have been recovered from these pumps.