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Whenever I’m in New York City and load up a MetroCard at the train station kiosk, I give the card readers extra scrutiny and think to myself, “such a high-volume spot would be a great place to install a skimmer.” My paranoia was justified: earlier this week, the Metropolitan Transit Authority warned the public that they’ve found card skimmers on a few of those very kiosks.
Dear Police Officer,
I am writing from my home because I currently have the liberty to do so, since you decided not to arrest or incarcerate me for the misdemeanor of neglecting to swipe my metrocard before walking through the open gate next to the subway turnstiles in the Port Authority subway station. 762 more words