Skimmer Found In St. Pete


Skimming device found on gas pump in St. Petersburg, Fla.St. Petersburg, Fla.-(Newsradio 970 WFLA)-Another skimmer has been found at a gasoline station here. This time, the skimmer was found on a pump at the Shell Station at 3801 66th Street, North.

Police say an attendant was checking the pumps and found the security tape on one of the pumps had been altered. A skimming device was found to have been placed inside the pump (see photo).

Investigators believe the skimmer was placed inside the pump sometime between Wednesday at 3 p.m. and Thursday morning. Customers who may have purchased gas at the station during that time period should check their credit card and bank accounts.

Photo courtesy St. Petersburg Police Department

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