New Brunswick

Someone trying to steal bank card info at Fredericton ATM

Fredericton police seized a skimming device from a cash machine outside the Farmers Market at around 10 a.m. Saturday.

Skimming device found on bank machine outside Farmers Market

Fredericton police seized a skimming device from a cash machine outside the Farmers Market at around 10 a.m. Saturday.

Such devices are placed over the slot where you put your card. They are used to try to steal bank card information from ATM users.

Police estimate the device was placed there some time after 6 a.m..

They say it was not capable of transmitting information wirelessly so no information was compromised.

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