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Skimmer Found at St. Petersburg Gas Station

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St. Petersburg police say customers who used the pumps might want to check their credit card and bank accounts.

ST. PETERSBURG – A skimmer was discovered on a gas pump Thursday (June 22) when a customer complained his rewards card would not work.

The skimmer was discovered shortly before 9 a.m. at the Shell Station, 3801 66th St. N. A customer complained his rewards card would not work at the pump.

The gas station attendant checked the pump and found the security tape had been tampered with and a skimming device had been placed inside the pump. St. Petersburg police said they believe the skimmer was placed sometime between 3 p.m. Wednesday (June 21)  and 8:49 a.m. Thursday (June 22).

Customers who may have used the pumps at that Shell station during that time period may want to check their credit card/bank accounts, police said.

For information about the St. Petersburg police, go to police.stpete.org.

Photo courtesy of the St. Petersburg Police Department.

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