Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 14-309

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 15, 2014
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Detectives Searching For Skimming Suspect

    Suspect attached skimming equipment to the ATM card reader.
    • Wednesday
    • August 13, 2014
    • Time: 6:29 AM
    • Regions Bank
    • 6297 W. Waters Avenue
    • Tampa, Florida

    Suspects:

     

    Driver: Light skinned, possibly black male, with no facial hair. Last seen wearing an orange ball cap, stocking mask over face, light-colored t-shirt, several beaded necklaces and light-colored latex gloves.

    Passenger: Unknown race, possibly a male.

    Suspect vehicle:

     
    •  Newer model SUV, white or silver in color.

    Details:

    On August 13, 2014 between 6:29 p.m. and 6:33 p.m., the unknown suspect attached a skimming device on an automated teller machine at the Regions Bank located at 6297 W. Waters Ave. Evidence located at the scene indicated the suspect attached the skimming equipment to the ATM card reader using green tape and a clear glue like substance. An unknown male is seen on surveillance video installing a small, thin square silver box to the front underside of the ATM, above the keypad area. It was left in place and found to contain electronics and a camera to record the customers' fingers as they entered their personal identification number on the keypad.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspects is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of these suspects and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).

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