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Alert: ATM skimmer devices found in West Allis

Posted: 4:20 PM, Feb 02, 2016
Updated: 2016-02-03 07:20:27-05
Alert: ATM skimmer devices found in West Allis

WEST ALLIS -- If you regularly use ATMs in West Allis or the surrounding area, police are warning that you may fall victim to an ATM skimming scam.

Police say several ATM skimming devices have been found on ATMs in the area lately. The devices allow thieves to steal your financial information and make purchases using your account.

"If something looks or seems unusual, do not use the ATM and call police," the West Allis Police Department shared in a Facebook post Tuesday.

*** Beware of ATM Skimming Devices *** Several "ATM skimming devices" have been found on ATMs in West Allis recently. ...

Posted by West Allis Police Department on  Tuesday, February 2, 2016

The devices can come in various shapes, sizes, and colors. Learn more about how to spot these ATM skimmers here.

Last year, TODAY'S TMJ4 reported that hundreds of Educators Credit Union customers had been affected by ATM skimming in at least three counties.