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Minder Cards

Alert message sent 17/10/2018 19:42:00

Information sent on behalf of Leicestershire Police


In recent times with the introduction of contactless payment, thieves are adapting to come up with new methods to steal your personal data and information. On most new credit or debit cards you will have a wireless symbol which informs you that your card uses RFID technology, this allows you to simply swipe your card at designated machines to make a payment. This is a much easier way of paying, however it comes with security risks, as a criminal could create a RFID reader with minimal effort and steal your details. There are also possibilities of wireless transactions being completed accidentally or duplicated. You can prevent most of these things happening however with the Card Minder - the aluminum credit card pouch can fit inside your wallet/purse and can prevent your data from being stolen. Furthermore the Card Minder could prevent two contactless cards in the same wallet/purse being billed simultaneously. Ideal to place in any wallet or purse. The Card Minder has the following features: Includes RFID blocking technology to prevent unauthorized access to personal information - Fits easily in wallet card slot or in a purse - Lightweight to carry - Suitable for a range of cards This product protects the following type of contactless cards: All payment cards - Student IDs - Transit cards such as Oyster - ID cards - Access cards operating on frequency 13,56 MHz Can prevent: False Payments - Unauthorised Payments - Duplicate Payments - Using the incorrect card to make wireless payment - Fraud - False transactions on Oyster Cards

 

We currently have Card Minder sleeves at Spinney Hill Station which are issued free to the Public.
Please feel free to pick them up for you and your family to protect becoming victims of crime

 

 

 

 

PCSO 6125 Ranjit Sonigra

Stoneygate DNT (NE15)

Email – ranjit.sonigra@leicestershire.pnn.police.uk

Tel – 101

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Ranjit Sonigra (Police, PCSO, NE15 Beat (Stoneygate Ward))

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