A brand new assault in your cash, this time in Cape Coral.
Cape Coral police say half of the pumps at one fuel station had high-tech skimmers inside. Investigators suppose they’ve been put in over the previous a number of weeks.
CCPD rolled out the yellow tape round 11 a.m. Friday shutting down all of the pumps on the 7-Eleven on the nook of Skyline Boulevard and Cape Coral Parkway.
“We did discover some skimmers contained in the pumps at this station,” mentioned Grasp Corporal Phil Mullen.
Detectives confirmed up on the fuel station after a tech noticed the skimmers. The PD forensic workforce took photos and positioned 4 skimmers into brown luggage.
“Sadly, the station itself wasn’t complying with the town ordinance that’s in place,” Mullen mentioned.
The Cape Coral ordinance says fuel stations will need to have a singular lock on the pumps or face a high-quality of a minimum of $250.
Earlier than leaving the 7-Eleven Friday, police wrote the station a high-quality and ordinance violation.
“I wouldn’t say it’s too shocking,” mentioned Patrick Ryan who lives in Fort Myers. “I imply, being from South Florida, it occurs down right here however I’m undoubtedly going to maintain my eyes peeled as a result of I don’t need that taking place to me.”
Mullen says to contact your financial institution instantly and the police division in case you are affected.