Sarasota FL Police Seek ATM Skimmer Suspect

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Detectives with the Sarasota Police Department are asking for assistance from the public in identifying a male subject who was caught on camera placing a skimming device on an ATM at the Sun Trust Bank in the 1700 block of Main Street in Sarasota today, January 31, 2015 at approximately 6:45 a.m.

The skimming device was placed over the real ATM slot and was the same material and color as the original ATM slot. The device has been removed by Sarasota Police officers and placed into evidence.

It is believed that the same male subject placed skimming devices and cameras on ATMs in Sarasota, Bradenton and the Fort Myers area today as well.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Thomas Shanafelt at 941-954-7089.

For more images see the Facebook page of the Sarasota Police

Yet two other skimming devices were found on Suntrust ATM machines within the last 24 hours.  NBC-2 News reported on the others. Click on the image below to go to the NBC News website.


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