ATM skimmer found at Portland Saturday Market
Saturday, August 6, 2011
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Police in Portland are trying to figure out who attached a device to steal bank account information from an ATM at the city's popular Saturday Market.
Authorities said the device was discovered Saturday by an alert visitor. They were unsure how long the device known as a "skimmer" had been attached the automatic teller.
The device scans cars to capture bank account and passcode information from unsuspecting users.
Police urge people who have used an ATM at the Saturday Market to check with their bank for suspicious activity and file a police report if they discover fraudulent charges.