MARTIN'S TIGHTENS CREDIT/DEBIT SECURITY AT POS

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Worries about credit-card fraud and misuse have prompted Martin's Super Markets here to change the way credit and debit transactions take place at the point of sale. Cashiers will now swipe customers' cards through the POS terminal, rather than the customers doing so.Doug Baumgartner, director of operation services at Martin's, explained that for security reasons, Martin's is now

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Worries about credit-card fraud and misuse have prompted Martin's Super Markets here to change the way credit and debit transactions take place at the point of sale. Cashiers will now swipe customers' cards through the POS terminal, rather than the customers doing so.

Doug Baumgartner, director of operation services at Martin's, explained that for security reasons, Martin's is now turning the swiping devices around to face the cashiers, and is no longer allowing cu

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