New state law enforces tamper seals on gas pumps


FORT MYERS, Fla. — Beginning Saturday, tamper seals will be mandatory on gas pumps across Florida to prevent skimmers.

The new bill states if a gas station doesn’t have these seals, they will have five days to comply before risk being shut down.

Skimming is now a second degree felony and skimmers can face up to a maximum of 15 years instead of five.

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