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25 skimmers discovered at 16 Tampa Bay area gas stations in 2-day operation

Pasco Sheriff’s Office discovered 25 skimmers placed in 16 gas stations across the county over the course of a 2-day operation.

Between August 26 and 27, the Pasco Sheriff’s Office Economic Crimes Unit conducted gas pump checks aimed at locating credit card/debit card skimmers. A total of 147 gas station locations were checked countywide during the operation. A total of 25 skimmers were located on gas pumps at 16 different locations, the sheriff’s office said.

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A list of the stores, along with the pump numbers where the skimmers were found is below. If you think you might be a victim of one of these skimmers, contact your bank immediately to notify them of a potential data breach.

If you notice suspicious charges on your bank statements, notify the Pasco Sheriff’s Office by calling 727-847-8102, option 7. PSO was assisted by state law enforcement on this operation.

Here is a list of the gas stations where skimmers were found

  • 7-Eleven: 4540 Rowan Road, New Port Richey: Pump #1-one skimmer located
  • Star One Food Mart: 15434 US Highway 19, Hudson: Pump #1-one skimmer located
  • 7-Eleven: 15014 US Highway 19, Hudson: Pump #5-one skimmer located
  • 7-Eleven: 27219 Wesley Chapel Boulevard, Wesley Chapel: Pump #3-one skimmer located
  • In and Out Food Store: 3514 Grand Boulevard, New Port Richey: Pump #4-one skimmer located
  • Circle K: 27616 Wesley Chapel Boulevard, Wesley Chapel: Pump #7-one skimmer located
  • 7-Eleven: 13440 SR 54, Odessa: Pump #5 and Pump #6-two skimmers located
  • 7-Eleven: 3437 US Highway 19, Holiday: Pump #7-one skimmer located
  • 7-Eleven: 10007 US Highway 19, Port Richey: Pump #3-one skimmer located
  • Citgo: 14106 US Highway 19, Hudson: Pump #7-one skimmer located
  • 7-Eleven: 38544 5th Avenue, Zephyrhills: Pump #4-one skimmer located
  • Chevron: 6444 Massachusetts Avenue, New Port Richey: Pump #1-one skimmer located
  • Citgo: 4334 Gall Boulevard, Zephyrhills: Pump #2 and Pump #3-two skimmers located
  • Chevron: 2908 Seven Springs Boulevard, New Port Richey: Pump #6-one skimmer located
  • Citgo: 4015 Little Road, New Port Richey: Pump # 6, Pump # 7, and Pump # 8-three skimmers located
  • Citgo: 7820 SR 52, Hudson: Pump #3, Pump #4, Pump #5, Pump #6, Pump #7, Pump #8-six skimmers located

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