Abilene police warn of credit card skimmers

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Editor’s note: This article originally said a skimmer was found at a gas station in a specific region, per the Abilene PD social media post. Police later said they made a mistake and asked KTAB and KRBC to remove the location.

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – The Abilene Police Department is warning of a credit card skimming devices ahead of the holiday season.

Police published a post to social media Wednesday, advising citizens to pay attention while at the pump.

The post says consumers should heed the following tips when filling up:

  • Look for security stickers or pry marks on the fuel pump.
  • If it’s missing/broken or tampered with, do not use it and notify store mgmt.
  • If you see someone opening up the machine who doesn’t look like they should be, call the local law enforcement.

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