The Odessa Police Department would like to warn the public in reference to multiple skimmer devices recently found at a local gas station, located at 1515 South Grandview. A skimmer device reads and stores information from the credit or debit card magnetic strips when a customer enters their card into an ATM. The device is able to retrieve customer’s debit or credit card information, the name of the card holder, and the PIN number associated with the card.
If anyone believes they have been a victim of this, they are encouraged to contact their bank, monitor their accounts and notify their financial institution of any unauthorized transactions. Below is a photo of what a skimmer device looks like. Anyone with information in reference to this investigation is asked to contact the Odessa Police Department Criminal Investigation Division or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS.