If you have pumped gas at the Valero station on Kirby Drive at Sunset Boulevard near Rice Village and West University recently and paid with a credit card, you should be on the alert.
ABC-13 is reporting that a credit card skimmer was found on Pump No. 1 at the station on Tuesday, according to an advisory from the Texas Department of Agriculture, which regulates the pumps. The department was following through on a complaint filed with the Houston Police Department by a customer.
Anyone encountering a suspicious gas pump or finding fraudulent charges on an account can file a report to trigger a state investigation by clicking here.
A video from state regulators, which can be viewed here, offers tips on how to avoid being victimized by credit card skimming.