How to stop ID thieves this holiday season
ID theft is on the rise this holiday season. Before you pick up that last-minute holiday gift or battle the crowds to return a product, there is something you might want in your wallet.
Thieves are now extremely advanced when it comes to stealing your credit card number, and ultimately your digital ID. All it takes is a scanner in someone's shopping bag to grab your credit card number safely tucked into your purse or back pocket.
It happened last holiday season to our production assistant Kody, it happened this year to our intern Daria, and our mom tester Kristi experienced RFID theft in 2015.
The same type of scanners that allow you to tap your credit card for payment at check-out at a store can easily be purchased by anyone, carried in a nondescript way through stores or malls to scan your credit card numbers from you, from up to 30 feet away!
Your passport or driver's license could also be compromised through RFID theft. Thankfully, something called a RFID Wallet Blocking card which you slip into your wallet can protect up to twelve different credit cards from thieves.
Click the play button to see how RFID theft happens.
- Two Scanner Guards protect 8-12 credit cards, passport IDs, and more
- Won't fall apart like RFID envelopes which did not perform well in our tests
- Top-rated brand, performed better than knock-offs
- Cards are flexible to conform with wallets, pockets and handbags
- Lowest price of the holiday season today
$20 Off TWO Scanner Guard RFID Blockers + Free Shipping
**Expected to sell out quickly despite a lot of stock.
Matt Granite is a freelance consumer reporter who produces stories and video for this station, Amazon Live and others. Neither Matt nor this station are compensated by the brands featured here. Prices are subject to change at any time and products are expected to sell out.