Credit card swapping scam detected in Alhambra 99 Cent store

An Armenian crime gang was found guilty in replacing credit card machines in multiple 99 Cent Only stores across Southern California, including one on Huntington Drive in Alhambra. The scheme included using the scanners to obtain credit card information. Manager of the Alhambra store, Betha Sanchez, told the World Journal that the company has renewed all credit card machines in 99 Cent Only stores with the addition of theft-detecting devices and video cameras.

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