Two suspected card skimming devices found on pumps at Sarasota gas station

Two suspected card skimming devices found on pumps at Sarasota gas station

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Two suspected card skimming devices were found Wednesday morning at a gas station in Sarasota.

The devices were located on pumps 1 and 3 at the Citgo at 3580 Fruitville Road, that's at the intersection with Beneva.

Police say they found this suspected card skimmer at a Sarasota gas station while conducting proactive inspections.
Police say they found this suspected card skimmer at a Sarasota gas station while conducting proactive inspections. (Source: Sarasota Police)

Anyone who recently went to the Citgo should monitor their bank and credit card accounts closely for any unknown transactions, regardless of their size. If you see something suspicious, contact your bank or credit card company immediately.

Police say they were found during a proactive gas pump search in the City of Sarasota, where police and officials from the Department of Agriculture checked all 17 gas stations.

Anyone with information on the skimming devices found is asked to call police at 941-263-6070 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS or online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com

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