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Clarksville Police alerts public to Card Skimmers found on Local Bank ATMs

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Today, Saturday, August 13th, 2016 at approximately 9:00am, an individual noticed something suspicious about the ATM at the First Advantage Bank on 2070 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard. It was discovered that a credit/debit card skimmer was affixed to the mouth of the ATM.

When a bank employee advised the other branches, employees from 1929 Madison Street and 1800 Fort Campbell Boulevard found skimmer devices on their ATMs as well.

Card Skimmer that was affixed to an ATM at First Advantage Bank.
Card Skimmer that was affixed to an ATM at First Advantage Bank.

Another Card Skimmer was found at F&M Bank on 1891 Madison Street.

CPD Officers have taken possession of the devices, however, it is unknown at this time how many of these devices have been attached to other ATMs at other locations.

All businesses, especially banks and gas stations, are advised to check equipment where credit/debit cards can be used.

Card Skimmer

Device made to be affixed to the mouth of an ATM and secretly swipe credit and debit card information when bank customers slip their cards into the machines to pull out money. This applies to other equipment, such as gas pumps, where credit/debit cards are used.

Photos of the skimmers are shown below. The banks are closed at this time and throughout the rest of the weekend. We will not be able to provide images or videos of a potential suspect(s) until bank employees are able to view security camera video footage.

If anyone has any information related to these incidents, please call the CrimeStoppers TIPS Hotline at 931.645.TIPS. You can also go to the CrimeStoppers website at www.p3tips.com/591

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