Credit card skimmer found on Vail ATM

By scott miller

VAIL — Vail Police are warning consumers to stay alert for suspicious devices on ATMs after police seized a skimming device from an machine located inside the Vail Transportation Center. The device was attached directly over the card reader for the machine and was nearly impossible to detect by users. Skimming devices read the information stored on the card while the card passes through the attached device. The vendor of the ATM machine, Alpine Vending, discovered the device after receiving a complaint from a customer who believed fraudulent activity on a credit card account was related to use of the …

Source:: Vail Daily Feed