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Security Alert: Card Skimming

Card skimming frauds continue to plague the Capital District.

In Brief

Fraudsters attach “skimmers” to ATMs and card readers at gas pumps to steal card data and create counterfeit cards. Card skimming activity is on the rise in the Capital District and beyond.


To learn more about card skimming frauds and how you can avoid being the next victim, click here.

Be on the Lookout

Keep a watchful eye on your accounts for unauthorized transactions by logging in to Connect-24 online banking at, or by using CAP COM’s mobile app.

See Something? Say Something.

If you suspect you have been a victim of this scam – or see other suspicious activity on your account – please contact CAP COM immediately at (800) 634-2340.

Account Protection by CAP COM

CAP COM utilizes advanced fraud detection and prevention technologies to protect member accounts and sensitive data. Layers of safeguards, including advanced online protections, fraud monitoring around the clock, and surveillance by CAP COM security professionals, create a powerful defense online and off.

Additional Resources

Visit our online Security Center for the latest Security Alerts, news, and tips from CAP COM, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and other reputable sources.