Skimming devices that crooks install inside fuel station gas pumps frequently rely on an embedded Bluetooth component allowing thieves to collect stolen credit card data from the pumps wirelessly with any mobile device. The downside of this approach is that Bluetooth-based skimmers can be detected by anyone else with a mobile device. Now, investigators in New York say they are starting to see pump skimmers that use cannibalized cell phone components to send stolen card data via text message.

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The U.S. Department of Transportation may revise fuel economy standards starting with the 2021 model year and could lower standards through 2025, reports Reuters.

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Source: AutoRemarketing

Auction sales volume wasn't quite as heavy in June as it was in May, but there was still a good bit more units pumping through the lanes this June than last. And through the first half of the year, the late-model segment, in particular, is up close to 8 percent.

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