Shoppers beware as ATM card skimming device discovered

Shoppers beware as ATM card skimming device discovered

Police have warned shoppers to stay alert after a card skimming device was discovered in Dunfermline.

The device was found on a Tesco Pay at Pump petrol station.

Detective Inspector Colin Robson, of Police Scotland, said: “Such devices often feature a skimming mechanism and a camera which records their key strokes.

He added: “This allows the criminal to clone the card and, having obtained the PIN, use them to withdraw cash at any ATM.”

The device was removed and police are following a positive line of inquiry.

If you have any information that may assist officers in their investigation this incident contact Police Scotland on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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