News Flash Home
The original item was published from 12/11/2018 8:29:37 AM to 1/12/2019 12:00:02 AM.

News Flash

Town of Monument News

Posted on: December 11, 2018

[ARCHIVED] PRESS RELEASE Skimmer Devices Located in Gas Pumps


December 10, 2018
Skimmer Devices Located in Gas Pumps
On Sunday, 12/09/18, approximately 2:00 pm, officers with the Monument Police Department responded to the Diamond Shamrock gas station located at 1310 W. Baptist Rd. Upon arrival they discovered that unknown subjects had forced entry into three of the gas pumps at the station and placed illegal electronic skimmer devices in them. The skimmers were placed in line with the gas pump electronics, and are used to store information obtained from credit/debit cards used at the pumps. This information can then be retrieved by the suspects and used to commit fraud and identity theft. The skimmers may have been placed on the gas pumps as early as Wednesday, December 5, 2018.
Possible suspect vehicles are a dark green van or a white pickup truck.
Anyone with information related to these skimmers is asked to call the Monument Police Department at 719-481-3253.

The attached picture is of the skimmer wrapped in electrical tape.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Town of Monument News

Public Notice_2

Public Notice

Posted on: December 5, 2023
Public Notice

Public Notice

Posted on: December 5, 2023
Monument Police Pink Breast Cancer Patch Monument Lake Nature Scene, two pink ribbons

Monument Police Department Pink Patch

Posted on: September 15, 2023
Historic Monument Sign with Two Police Vehicles and the Colorado flag, USA flag, and Monument flag

Public Right-of-Way Sign Enforcement

Posted on: August 30, 2023
Violations and complaints

Violations and Complaints

Posted on: July 12, 2023