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State Police – Credit Card Skimmer Found at Save A Lot Food in Cortlandville

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The New York State Police are alerting residents that another credit card skimmer has been found at the Save A Lot Food on Route 222 in the Town of Cortlandville.


State Police say an employee of the store noticed the skimmer on Monday, July 24th.

Image courtesy of the New York State Police

The skimmer was affixed to the register. The employee told police that while he was making a purchase at the register, he noticed the keys on the credit card machine looked different compared to other machines.

The employee then pulled on the cover of the keypad to then discover the skimming device. State Police say a Trooper observed that the device appears to have a keypad and a credit card scanner with a glued on computer chip that State Police say appears to be a cellphone battery on the underside.

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