Third credit card skimmer found in Manchester, NH, police say

A third credit card-skimming device was found in Manchester on Wednesday morning as investigators announced they were looking for an additional person of interest in connection with a similar device found last week. store on Maple Street around 8:30 am A customer found the skimmer while making a purchase and told a clerk, police said.Thieves can use skimming devices to steal credit card or debit card information. Investigators said there is no information about who put the skimming device in the store or how long it was there. The second device was found at a register inside a different 7-Eleven store on Beech Street on Monday, police said.>> Breakdown of the three devices found recently in Manchester:March 23: One skimmer was found at a Walmart store on Gold StreetMarch 28: One skimmer was found at a 7-Eleven store on Beech StreetMarch 30: One skimmer was found at a 7-Eleven store on Maple StreetMeanwhile, police announced Wednesday that they are looking for a person of interest in connection with the placement of a skimming device at a register inside a Walmart on Gold Street on March 23. Police said the person of interest, seen in a surveillance image with a shopping cart, was seen with a man who might have been responsible for planting the device. Manchester police are asking store owners to check their credit card scanners every day to ensure a foreign device has not been put in place.Shoppers are also asked to check their bank accounts regularly for suspicious activity.Anyone with information about the skimmers should call their financial institution and then Manchester police at 603-668-8711.

A third credit card-skimming device was found in Manchester on Wednesday morning as investigators announced they were looking for an additional person of interest in connection with a similar device found last week.

Manchester Police Department

The third device was found at a card terminal inside a 7-Eleven store on Maple Street around 8:30 am A customer found the skimmer while making a purchase and told a clerk, police said.

Thieves can use skimming devices to steal credit card or debit card information.

Investigators said there is no information about who put the skimming device in the store or how long it was there.

The second device was found at a register inside a different 7-Eleven store on Beech Street on Monday, police said.


>> Breakdown of the three devices found recently in Manchester:

  • March 23: One skimmer was found at a Walmart store on Gold Street
  • March 28: One skimmer was found at a 7-Eleven store on Beech Street
  • March 30: One skimmer was found at a 7-Eleven store on Maple Street

Meanwhile, police announced Wednesday that they are looking for a person of interest in connection with the placement of a skimming device at a register inside a Walmart on Gold Street on March 23.

Police believe the man on the left might have placed a skimmer inside  x20;at Walmart store in the city. It's believed the man pictured  x20;in the middle was seen walking around with the suspect.

Manchester Police Department

Police said the person of interest, seen in a surveillance image with a shopping cart, was seen with a man who might have been responsible for planting the device.

Manchester police are asking store owners to check their credit card scanners every day to ensure a foreign device has not been put in place.

Shoppers are also asked to check their bank accounts regularly for suspicious activity.

Anyone with information about the skimmers should call their financial institution and then Manchester police at 603-668-8711.

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