Salina/Saline County Crime Stoppers – March 9, 2018

This skimmer was found on a gas pump in Salina (Photo: Salina Police Dept.)

On Monday, February 26, an officer of the Salina Police Department was sent to Rod’s Gas Station, 1717 W. Crawford. It was determined during a routine inspection that one of the gas pumps had an internal credit card skimmer installed in the pump. The skimmer is not visible from the outside. The skimmer also contained a Bluetooth device allowing for the transmission of the captured information.

It is believed that the skimmer may have been installed sometime on Friday, February 23 after 9 p.m. The Salina Police Department requests that citizens maintain a close inspection of their credit card statements and report any suspicious activity.

If you have any information concerning who committed this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 785-825-TIPS, text SATIPS to CRIMES (274637), or visit www.pd.salina.org and follow the Crime Stoppers link to submit a web tip. You may receive a cash reward of up to $1,000 and you are not required to give your name.

Updated: March 9, 2018 — 11:47 am




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