Skimmers

Thieves Use Skimmers on ATMs in Four NYC Hospitals

Ben Fractenberg reports: Scammers placed skimming devices on ATMs in four hospitals in the city from Aug. 1 through Nov. 1, and then made duplicate cards to steal $46,000 from at least 75 people, according to the NYPD and sources. Police are looking to speak with Atanasiu Bogdan-Valentin, 36, and an unidentified man in connection with the robberies. The...

International ATM skimming network dismantled – Europol

On 18 May 2016, the French Gendarmerie of Pau, in close cooperation with the Investigative Unit of the Italian State Police of Imperia and Europol, disrupted an international criminal group responsible for large-scale ATM skimming and money laundering. Composed mainly of French-Italian nationals, the criminal network used sophisticated ATM skimming devices which allowed them to...

VA: Large Credit Card Breach at Walmart in Fredericksburg

Greg Hambrick reports: Fredericksburg City Police says a “large number” of debit/credit card users at the Central Park Walmart had their card information stolen, with dozens of reports of fraudulent cash withdrawls. Walmart Global has confirmed an unspecified number of cards have been compromised. It’s believed the suspects obtained the card information by placing...