Skimmer Found on Dunedin Gas Pump, Pinellas Sheriff Says
A credit card skimmer was found on a Dunedin gas pump Monday (Feb. 29).
DUNEDIN – Pinellas County Sheriff’s deputies are warning gas station customers of a credit card skimmer that was found on a gas pump in Dunedin.
They say the skimming device was found at the Rally Convenient Store and gas station, 1625 Main St. in Dunedin, on Monday (Feb. 29). The device was installed on the pump sometime between 6:30 a.m. and 4:50 p.m. that same day. The incident was reported to deputies on Tuesday (March 1).
Credit card skimmers are electric circuits that are illegally placed inside of gas pumps that allow thieves to secretly record customer’s credit or debit card information.
Detectives are asking customers who bought gas at the Rally gas station to check with their financial institutions to see if there are any unauthorized bank transactions. If so, they should notify the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office at (727) 582-6200. Anyone with information that may help detectives in this case is asked to contact Detective Plourde at the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, (727) 582-6200, or remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or crimestoppersofpinellas.org.
For information about the Pinellas County Sheriff, go to pcsoweb.com.
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