Skimmers

ME: Belfast Police Warn of Security Breach at Credit Union

John Krinjak reports: Customers of Downeast Credit Union in Belfast are being urged to check their accounts, after more than two dozen people reported hundreds of dollars were stolen from their accounts. Complaints were called in to police Saturday that their accounts were compromised & funds were missing… According to police, someone installed a...

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...

NV: About 1,000 Members Victimized In Skimming Breach

CU Today reports that approximately 1,000 members of One Nevada CU have been victimized by an ATM skimmer. Barnes would not disclose which office’s ATM the skimming device was attached to, but news reports stated the device was found at its office located near Blue Diamond Road and Decatur Boulevard. Barnes said the device has been...

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...