Card skimmer found at Smith Co. gas pump

SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KETK) - The Smith County Sheriff's Office says they have found another card skimmer used to steal information at a gas pump in their jurisdiction.

Detectives discovered the device on Wednesday on a gas pump at 16117 State Highway 64 East in the Chapel Hill area.

Officials say the skimmer is connected to a much larger operation.

These devices illegally capture credit card information from individuals that use the gas pump. The card information is then used by the thieves to make fraudulent purchases. Detectives believe that this is part of a large criminal operation targeting a large area.

Detectives ask that if anyone observes fraudulent charges on their bank statements or credit card statements, that they contact their local law enforcement agency as soon as possible.
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