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Credit Card Scammer Found At Columbus Gas Station
Updated April 11, 2016 11:04 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(COLUMBUS) - Columbus police are warning motorist to be cautious after a credit card skimming device was discovered inside a gas pump at a Columbus gas station.

According to Lt. Matt Harris, police were called Friday to the Circle K Gas Station, at 1644 Central Avenue after the device was located by a contractor conducting a routine check and who noticed that a gas pump had been tampered with.

A skimmer was found inside the pump.

Investigators believe that the device was placed in the pump between 12 p.m. April 6th and Noon on April 7th.

If you used your credit card to purchase gas at the pump during that time, police are encouraging you to monitor your credit card statements and if necessary request a new card.

You can report suspicious activity anonymously by calling the police department at (812) 376-2600. Anyone with information in this case should contact Detective Ryan Linneweber at (812) 376-2624.



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