Gas Jackers: Thieves Outsmart Gas Stations
Gas stations have always been popular targets for armed robbers. Now savvy crooks don't need guns to make off with full tanks. "Gas Jackers" are armed with inside information.
Thieves are outsmarting gas stations and security specialists are concerns. The I-Team has learned of a glitch that could expose those underground storage tanks to potential cyber attacks.
At a gas station in Kankakee, surveillance video captured the unusual hacking theft in action.
Last month, on a busy weekday evening, cars lined up for gas. But from inside the station, owners said their monitor showed no activity. No pre-pay, no credit card activated, no gas being pumped. Or so it seemed.
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