A $1,000 reward is offered for the identification of an individual suspected of using a “skimmer” at the South Boston location of URW Community Federal Credit Union from June 21-24.
South Boston Police Department is currently investigating a case where a device known as a “skimmer” was used at an ATM at the URW Community Federal Credit Union on Halifax Road in South Boston from June 21-24.
Customers who used the ATM during that time frame now are noticing fraudulent transactions on their bank statements that occurred in other parts of Virginia, according to South Boston Police Detective C.L. Carswell.
A picture of a person of interest was developed from video from the ATM located at URW, and South Boston Police are asking for assistance with the identification of the suspect.
This type of incident also is reported to have occurred in other jurisdictions around the same time frame, according to the South Boston Police Department.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the South Boston Police Department at 434-575-4273.
URW Credit Union is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the individual in the video from the ATM.
On June 21, the person placed an ATM skimmer on the URW ATM at its South Boston location on Halifax Road, and he removed it on June 24, according to URW Community Federal Credit Union.
A skimmer is a device that records your card information, and the only cards affected are ones used during the time frame of June 21-June 24.
All URW credit union members who used their cards during this time have been contacted and their cards reissued, according to URW.
URW asks anyone with information about the individual seen in the video to contact them at 434-793-1278 or the South Boston Police Department.
URW, which posted information on the incident on its Facebook Page, stated it’s not the only financial institution in the area that has been victimized.