Stealing your physical card is easy for scammers to take advantage of since they have access to all your information.
Protect your cards. Don't carry more than you intend to use. If it does get stolen, report it lost or stolen immediately.
Recognize card skimmers. Look for red flags at common scanning places like gas stations and ATMs.
If the panel is sticking out or seems to jiggle, go to a different gas station or ATM. Better safe than sorry.
Protect cards at home and what comes in your mail. Collect your mail daily and put a hold on it if you're out of town.
Be wary of what information you share over calls. Do not give sensitive information. Legit calls do not ask for that info.
Don't ever share your credit card information via a link or an email claiming to be from your issuer or merchant.
Use strong, unique passwords for all financial services, from shopping to banking, to prevent theft.
Regularly check your credit card and bank statements. That's one sure way of catching fraud on your cards.