Why aren’t chip credit cards stopping “card present” fraud in the US?

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arstechnica.com—Fraud is on the rise despite a move to chip cards.

Security chips have not reduced US credit-card fraud. The US credit card industry was a very late adopter of security chips, lagging the EU by a decade or so; when they did roll out chips, it was a shambolic affair, with many payment terminals still not using the chips, and almost no terminals requiring a PIN (and some require a PIN and a signature, giving rise to the curiously American security protocol of chip-and-PIN-and-swipe-and-sign). The adoption of security chips has not slowed credit card fraud, either. 60,000,000 US credit cards were...