Summer is always the time when news is scarce and when journalist may be more quickly aroused. Latest news is that a one-man detective shop claims to be very well informed on the skimming practices of Rumanians and even states that the move to EMV is useless. The criminals would already be preparing for more advanced skimming attacks using blue tooth gear and all kinds of stuff. As it sounds scary and follows some regular news on skimming (and perhaps due to summer-days...?) the media tend to give the detective a lot of attention.
In the news for kids ('jeugdjournaal') the detective, Mr Engelsman, poses as an expert on skimming. The fun part is at the end by the way. After having explained that criminals will be eager to skim, he proposes a solution: shops should identify their customers by additionally checking their credentials (passport etc.).
Well, it only takes another criminal 'expert' (Mr Frenchmen for example) to explain to the public that one can buy a fake id for as cheap as 10 euro. So that so-called solution of additional id's would not solve the 'security problem' in shops. And upon closer inspection one would be able to see that the statements of the private detective are mostly a shuffling of public statements, news shows etc on skimming.
So in the end the relay attack gets recycled once more to hit the summer news here....