Several police departments warn of skimmers on ATM's, gas pumps - KMOV.com

Several police departments warn of skimmers on ATM's, gas pumps

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TROY, Mo (KMOV.com) – The Troy Missouri Police Department is warning people about ATM and gas pump scams in the metro St. Louis area.

Several police departments have detected skimmer devices that have been placed in or on ATM's and gas pumps that transmit user’s credit card information. Cameras and binoculars have also been used to obtain PIN information. One skimmer was found on an ATM at a local bank in Troy, Mo on Wednesday February 8.

Officials are encouraging businesses to frequently inspect their property to insure nothing has been tampered with. The public is also encouraged to contact the department at 636-528-6100 for any suspicious activity.

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