You may think of a pick pocket as a person that bumps into you to steal your wallet but now there is a different kind of pickpocket and its called electronic pickpocketing. How does this work? By using a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag which sends out electromagnetic waves, and can be bought on line, thieves can now walk up to you and download your credit card information without you knowing!
These tags when used properly, identify people, animals or objects, inventory tracking and will soon be coming to a grocery store scanner near you. This technology is a good thing but in the hands of thieves it can be devastating. To view a variety of special wallets and organizers that have special RFID blocking panels that prevent this type of theft, view these RFID blocking wallets here.
So how do you protect yourself from electronic pickpockets? Use plastic sleeves over your credit/debit cards. To read more on RFID devices used by pickpockets see it here: abclocal
To view a variety of special wallets and organizers that have special RFID blocking panels that prevent this type of theft, view these RFID blocking wallets here.
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