Card skimmer found at Castle Rock Chevron

THE MOTHER AND LITTLE GIRL ARE BELIEVED TO BE IN MEXICO JENNIFER: POLICE DEPARTMENTS ACROSS SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON CALL CREDIT CARD SKIMMING A GROWING EPIDEMIC

JEFF: THE LATEST CASE, HAPPENING AT THE ROCKET MARKET CONVIENCE — CONVENIENCE STORE AND CASTLE ROCK KOIN 6'S JENNIFER DOWLING TALKED TO EMPLOYEES THERE ABOUT HOW DIFFICULT THESE DEVICES ARE TO DETECT THE MACHINE, EVERY TIME THEY RAN THEIR DEBIT CARD, IT WAS STICKING JENNIFER: EMPLOYEES AT THE ROCKET MARKET IN CASTLE ROCK REALIZED SOMETHING WAS WRONG WITH THEIR CARD READER WHEN CUSTOMERS' CARDS STARTED GETTING STUCK AS THEY TRIED TO RUN THEM THROUGH THE MACHINE CINDY: I THOUGHT THERE WAS CANDY IN IT OR SOMETHING

JENNIFER: POLICE SAY A DIFFERENT CLERK TRIED TO CLEAN IT AND NOTICED THAT THE CARD READER WAS LOOSE UPON FURTHER INSPECTION THEY REALIZED THIS OFFICIAL LOOKING PLASTIC COVER ON THE READER WAS ACTUALLY A WELL-DISGUISED SKIMMING DEVICE THE GAL I WAS WORKING WITH ACTUALLY FOUND IT JENNIFER: THE PICTURES OF THE SKIMMER SHOW JUST HOW HARD IT IS TO TELL THAT THIS IS NOT THE ACTUAL FACE PLATE FOR THE MACHINE IN FACT FILE VIDEO FROM STORES NATIONALLY SHOWS POTENTIAL THIEVES IN OTHER STATES PUTTING SKIMMING DEVICES INTO PLACE WITHIN SECONDS OFTEN WITH CLERKS STANDING NEARBY

CINDY: THERE WAS TWO SIDED TAPE IN THERE, AND THEY ARE REALLY GUTSY TO HAVE TO DO IT AT THE COUNTER HERE BECAUSE ONE OF US IS IN HERE ALL THE TIME JENNIFER: THIS SUMMER WE DID STORY ABOUT A SKIMMING DEVICE THAT WAS PLACED ON THE ATM AT A CREDIT UNION IN WARRENTON THE DEVICES HAVE GOTTEN SO SMALL AND SOPHISTICATED, IT'S HARD TO TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A COVER PLATE AND A FAKE CASTLE ROCK POLICE SUGGEST THAT IF YOU ARE GOING TO TAKE OUT THAT CREDIT CARD AND USE IT ON A CARD READER, THAT YOU BE EXTRA CAUTIOUS, AND IF YOU NOTICE ANYTHING SUSPICIOUS, ALERT EMPLOYEES RIGHT AWAY IT DIDN'T LOOK ANY DIFFERENT, I WALKED OUT THERE AND LOOKED AT IT AND EVEN HELPED SLIDE A COUPLE CARDS, AND I DIDN'T KNOW ANY DIFFERENCE EXCEPT WAS STUCK

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