Botkins PD recovers credit card skimmer

Published: Thursday, February 18, 2016 @ 1:05 PM
Updated: Thursday, February 18, 2016 @ 1:05 PM

Botkins Police Cheif Tom Glass talks about skimmer found at local gas station.

At least 20 people have been affected by a credit card skimmer that was discovered on a gas pump at a gas station near I-75.

The skimmer was found on a diesel fuel pump at the Circle K on East State Street near I-75.

Botkins police discovered the skimmer on Feb. 10 after a bank alerted the department after several customers reported fraudulent charges on their credit/debit cards, according to Botkins Police Chief Tom Glass.

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Two banks in Botkins and a bank in Wapakoneta reported that customers at their branches may have been impacted, Glass said.

Glass said police believe the skimmer was installed sometime between Jan. 25 and Feb. 10.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact Botkins Police.

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