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Card skimmers discovered at Woodside Chevron station

Original post made on Aug 27, 2019

An employee of the Chevron gas station at 2750 Woodside Road in Woodside discovered three card-skimming devices at three gas pump terminals on Monday (Aug. 26), according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, August 27, 2019, 9:09 PM

Comments (4)

Posted by resident
a resident of Woodside: other
on Aug 27, 2019 at 9:41 pm

Can we sue Chevron for our financial losses?

Posted by Brian
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Aug 28, 2019 at 9:31 am


It is doubtful you will have any losses. Banks and credit Card companies generally protect the consumer from those. However if you bought gas at that Chevron location in the last week you should check your accounts and credit card statements (especially the one you used to purchase gas) and see if there is any unrecognized activity. That is on you. As for the liability of Chevron I believe you would need to prove that they were either responsible for attaching the skimmers or negligent in detecting them. As it was an employee that found and reported them, it is unlikely.

Posted by RanchGal
a resident of Atherton: West Atherton
on Aug 28, 2019 at 2:32 pm

RanchGal is a registered user.

I hope the sheriffs are really “interested” in picking up the fingerprints off of these devices.
It really doesn’t matter because once they are arrested they go before the judge and they’re released again. It’s called our California catch and release program

Posted by Beighbor
a resident of Portola Valley: Central Portola Valley
on Aug 28, 2019 at 9:37 pm

I buy gas there all the time. Do they have cameras? When a local gas station got hit by skimmers, it was easy to find the culprits due to their cameras. I am at risk as I filled both my car and my truck at the Woodside gas station last week.

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