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Bank customers warned of ATM skimmers

December 23, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
The Ventura County Sheriff's Department is warning bank customers to be on the lookout for ATM skimmers.A customer at the Bank of America on the 2300 block of Borchard Road in Newbury Park noticed a device on the ATM used to skim information from cards. After swiping his card, the customer saw three men sitting in a gray Jeep near the bank and notified authorities.

It's believed the men were using the device to skim or intercept the information from the transaction.

A similar incident was reported at a Bank of America in Thousand Oaks.

Anyone with information should call Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (805) 494-TALK.

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