Boynton Beach Police said Tuesday they are investigating two suspicious incidents at Publix ATMs, including one involving a credit card skimmer. Meantime, in Coral Springs, Craig London said someone took out $600 from his account using a Publix ATM there. Coral Springs Police Lt. Joe McHugh discussed that case.
Boynton Beach Police said they are investigating two suspicious incidents at Publix ATMs, including one in which a credit card skimmer was found on the machine.
A man who may be the same person was seen twice in suspicious circumstances at the ATMs. On Aug. 16, he was seen taking a 1-minute recording of the ATM camera and a nearby store security camera outside the Publix at 133 N. Congress Ave., police said.
He was wearing a black button-down shirt, jeans and eyeglasses at the time, police said.
Then, at 8:05 a.m. on Sept. 1, the manager of the supermarket at 501 SE 18th Ave. found a credit card skimmer on the ATM outside his Publix. The suspect was seen in a surveillance photo taken the same day wearing a light-colored, long sleeve button-down shirt, dark shorts and eyeglasses at the ATM, according to police.
Police ask anyone who recognizes the person to call Det. Scott Caudell at 561-742-6143 or
Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County at 800-458-TIPS. Tips can also be submitted at
www.bbpd.org or www.facebook.com/boyntonbeachpolice.
In Coral Springs, another duo seen on surveillance video near an ATM claimed a victim in similar circumstances, police said.
“I wake up this morning, go onto my online account, and I’m saying, ‘Wait a second, I didn’t take out all that money,’” said Craig London, who took out cash at a Publix on Coral Ridge Drive.
He said he realized someone had taken out $600 from his account a day later.
“I’m upset about the dollar amount, but I mean, it’s the violation of it,” he said.