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Card skimmer found attached card reader inside Terre Haute gas station

The Terre Haute Police Department has issued a warning after a card skimmer was found inside of a local gas station.

Posted: Mar 4, 2019 12:38 PM
Updated: Mar 4, 2019 5:26 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - The Terre Haute Police Department has issued a warning after a card skimmer was found at a local gas station.

Police say a skimming device was pulled off of a card reader inside of the Circle K Gas Station at 3rd and Chestnut Streets.

Previously, police reported the skimmer was found on a gas pump, but later said it was found on the inside reader.

Police say these types of devices are used to steal your credit card information.

LINK | Thieves Get Craftier With Skimmers

Officials warn to avoid using any loose card reader and check for security decals and labels.

If the yare missing or broken, that is a good indicator someone has tampered with the machine.

LINK | Two card skimmers found at Paris, Illinois gas station 

Tell the attendant if you have any concerns.

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