Skimmers Found In Maiden Gas Pumps For The 2nd Time In A Month

MAIDEN, NC — Maiden Police are investigating after two credit card skimmers were found inside gas pumps at a local station for the second time in a month.

The devices were found inside pumps at the Circle K convenience store on E. Main Street Sunday. Police say it is the second time in a month that these pumps have been compromised.

According to police, an employee found the skimmers during a routine pump check, and then took them out of service until the devices could be removed.

Anyone who may have used this station’s pump card readers between Tuesday, April 17th and 11am Sunday, April 22nd is advised to check their bank and/or credit records for any unauthorized charges.

Anyone who discovers unauthorized charges after using these pumps is asked to call Maiden Police at 828-428-5005.