Rockford Police say credit card skimming devices found on local gas pumps

CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS, WENT UNANSWERED ((ERIC)) THE VACANT K-MART STORE ON EAST STATE STREET HAS A NEW OWNER

U-HAUL ANNOUNCED TODAY IT'S BUYING UP FORMER K-MART AND SEARS LOCATIONS NATIONWIDE THE COMPANY'S REAL ESTATE DIVISION PURCHASED A TOTAL OF 13 EMPTY STORES IN A 62-MILLION DOLLAR DEAL IT PLANS TO TRANSFORM THE EAST STATE LOCATION INTO A SELF-STORAGE AND MOVING FACILITY ((ERIC)) ROCKFORD POLICE WARN DRIVERS TO PAY ATTENTION AT THE PUMP ((MIMI)) THE DEPARTMENT SAYS OFFICERS RECENTLY FOUND CREDIT CARD SKIMMING DEVICES ATTACHED TO SOME GAS STATION PUMPS

NOW LOCAL POLICE — ARE OFFERING ADVICE ON HOW TO AVOID BECOMING A VICTIM KARINA PARADA IS LIVE IN ROCKFORD WITH MORE DETAILS KARINA? ((KARINA)) ERIC AND MIMI I'M LIVE FROM A LOCAL GAS STATION

WHERE ROCKFORD POLICE ARE ASKING DRIVERS TO BE CAREFUL THAT'S BECAUSE THE DEPARTMENT HAS RECOVERED SKIMMING DEVICES POLICE DEPARTMENT ABOUT TIPS THEY SUGGEST TO HELP DRIVERS AVOID FALLING VICTIM SERGEANT AARON WEBER SAYS IT'S IMPORTANT TO TRY TO GO A PUMP YOU'RE FAMILIAR WITH

IF SOMETHING IS OFF IT'LL BE EASIER TO TELL HE ADDS WHEN IN DOUBT USE CASH OR CALL POLICE TO EXAMINE THE CARD READER HE SAYS IT'S BETTER TO BE SAFE THAN SORRY

Sgt Aaron Weber/Roscoe Police