Skimming device found on gas pump in Aurora

Aurora police officers found a skimming device on gas pump #1 at the Valero gas station located at 1110 S. Buckley Rd. in Aurora on April 10.

AURORA - Aurora police officers found a skimming device on gas pump #1 at the Valero gas station located at 1110 S. Buckley Rd. in Aurora on April 10. It appears it was placed there between April 7 and April 9.

Skimming is a method used by criminals to collect data from the magnetic strip on the back of a credit or ATM card. The devices are smaller than a deck of cards and are usually attached close to, or on top of, the factory-installed card reader.

If you used this gas pump and have noticed suspicious activity on your credit card you can fill out an online police report using this link.

You can also call Fraud Intake Officer Larson at (303) 739-6176.

If you used this pump, monitor your credit card statements closely. Notify your financial institution if you notice any suspicious activity.

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