The “skimming” scheme involves stealth surveillance equipment installed by thieves on ATM machines. The FBI says skimming can involve a realistic-looking card reader placed over the factory-installed card reader in order to steal customer account information, and a hidden camera or phony keypad to record PIN numbers. It’s like identity theft for debit cards.
The ORPD said an “ATM skimmer” was found in Oak Ridge at SunTrust Bank. [Read more…]