Albuquerque woman says she was victim of RFID card scam
never even lost her wallet. She believes she was a victim theft by credit card skimming or radio-frequency identification technology known as RFID. RFID uses electromagnetic fields to identify and track tags attached to objects. Credit card skimming — unlike RFID technology — happens when small devices are attached to credit card machines. Crooks can install the skimmers and record card data after the card is swiped.