Card skimmer found in ATM

Green Bay (WFRV) The Green Bay Police Department has released information on a card shimming device found at a bank near Main Street and East Mason Street.

Police say the device was placed inside the ATM device that is attached to the building sometime in early October. It was found Friday, October 6th. Police say the shimmer is a thin piece of metal with a chip reader component readable via blue tooth. The shimmer was slid into the card slot from the exterior.  

There was also a camera installed above the ATM and they now have Video on the possible suspect who may have scoped out the location back in September.

They also affixed a camera to the top of the ATM machine which was able to capture the PIN number as it was entered by the card holder. 

For more information on new forms of skimming devices, please go to https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/01/atm-shimmers-target-chip-based-cards/ 

To protect yourself from falling victim to a skimming device, please consider the following:
• Using ATM’s located inside buildings, banks, grocery stores etc.
• When you slid your debit card into the ATM, it should go in smoothly, if it is difficult to slid in, there may be an issue and the ATM should not be used.
• Cover your hand with your other hand when you enter your PIN number
• Monitor your credit card transactions daily and any unknown or fraudulent transactions should be reported immediately. 

If you have any information regarding the skimming devices or the suspects please contact the Green Bay Police Department reference report 17-211750. If you have a tip about this crime an d want to remain anonymous, call crime Stoppers at 920-432-STOP (7867) or submit a tip on the web at WWW.432stop.com.
 


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