TULSA -- Tulsa police are investigating after a man reported finding a fake keypad at an ATM location.
The man, Corey Nooner, posted on Facebook, saying he stopped at a Bank of Oklahoma ATM at 7110 South Olympia, when he noticed a strange looking keypad.
Nooner wrote that the keypad protruded from the machine, and so he pulled on the edge, when it came off.
Police are investigating this card-skimming case.
Bank of Oklahoma issued the following statement about the incident:
“On Sunday, Bank of Oklahoma security officials were made aware that someone had illegally attached a ‘shimming device’ to one of our ATMs. After securing the ATM, we worked with our local law enforcement officials to launch an investigation into the issue. Through the investigation, we found the ‘shimmer’ had been placed on the ATM for a very short period of time, and it appears to be an isolated incident. These devices are typically recovered by the perpetrators, and that is how information could be compromised. We were able to obtain the device, and though this bodes well for our clients’ security, we are continuing to investigate. We take security very seriously at the Bank of Oklahoma, and we always do everything we can to protect our customers’ information.”
Nooner urged other area residents to be cautious.
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