Caught On Camera: Man Places Skimmer On Gas Station Card Scanner
Published: March 11, 2016
MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) – Miami Beach police have released surveillance video of two men who were caught on camera placing a card skimmer over a credit/debit scanner at a gas station.
It happened Wednesday, around 9:30 p.m., at Chevron at 1453 Alton Road.
On the video, one of the men distracts the clerk while the other places the skimmer over the payment keypad located near the register. It took less than three seconds to put it in place.
They both then left the gas station.
The following day, the gas station’s morning clerk called the cops after the skimmer became loose on the keypad.
After reviewing surveillance video, Miami Beach police have asked for the public’s for help in identifying the two men seen in the video. Anyone with information is urged to contact Miami Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS.