2 men caught placing skimmers at Lake Mary gas station, deputies say

Suspects are facing multiple felony charges

Two men were caught placing skimmers at a Lake Mary gas station on Tuesday, according to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office.
Two men were caught placing skimmers at a Lake Mary gas station on Tuesday, according to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office. (Seminole County Sheriff's Office)

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – Two men were caught placing skimmers at a Lake Mary gas station on Tuesday, according to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff’s Office said an investigator saw the men enter a locked pump credit card reader area on two pumps at the Kangaroo Express on Lake Mary Boulevard.

Deputies said an investigator saw the men recover a skimmer device.

[RELATED: Orlando gas station owner says skimmers were found inside pumps on Curry Ford Road]

Both men are facing multiple felony charges.

Earlier this month, the owner of a gas station on Curry Ford Road in Orlando told News 6 he found out someone installed skimming devices inside the gas pumps.

Back in December, Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Agent Justin Wood said there is no way to tell now if a pump has a skimmer from the outside.

[RELATED: Credit card skimmers on gas station pumps are now ‘undetectable’]

He said skimmers have evolved to become so small, they attach in seconds inside a pump.


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