Buy gas with a credit card instead of a debit card, so you can stop fraudulent charges before you lose money.
According to the Texas Department of Agriculture, you can check for skimmers using your cellphone’s Bluetooth capabilities. If you see a long string of numbers and letters trying to connect, it could be a sign a skimmer is at the pump.
When in doubt, pay for gas with cash.
Use the map below to see where state inspectors have uncovered skimming devices so far in 2018. (This does not include skimming devices reported to local law enforcement agencies.)