Reply to post: Re: Safeway is now on the hook.

Sneaky skimmer scam stings several Safeway supermarkets

Mike Manes

Re: Safeway is now on the hook.

Not all card providers in the US have adopted chip cards yet. I know that mine hasn't. So retailers must still scan the mag strip if they wish to make sales. The stores that I frequent have installed chip readers integrated with the mag strip POS readers.

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