Skimmers

Romanian National Sentenced for Multi-State ATM Card Skimming Scheme

A Romanian national was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Springfield, Massachusetts, in connection with a multi-state ATM card skimming scheme.  The following information is provided by the Department of Justice: Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Andrew E. Lelling for the District of Massachusetts, Special...

TX: HomeTown Bank Data Breach

Notice of Data Breach On January 19, 2018, HomeTown Bank, N.A. (“HomeTown”) discovered that a skimming/shimming device had been placed on an ATM at the bank’s branch located at 4424 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551. Upon learning of the incident, HomeTown promptly launched an investigation and notified law enforcement. HomeTown believes that this incident...