Bluetooth skimming device found at gas station

July 9, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Bluetooth skimming device has been found inside a gas pump at a Massachusetts service station.

WGGB-TV reports the device was found at the DB Mart gas station in Springfield on Monday.

Thieves can use this technology to transmit card and pin information.

Police say it was placed inside the pump sometime after the last inspection by the city. They’re warning members of the public who visited the station between 10 a.m. on Monday, July 7 to 11 a.m. Monday, July 9, to monitor credit card information.

The device has been removed. No victims have come forward. No further information is known from the Springfield Police Department on potential suspects.


Information from: WGGB-TV, http://www.wggb.com

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