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ATM skimmer discovered at Loop Target

Officers responded to the first block of South State Street after a technician found a skimmer on an ATM inside the store.

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A device used to steal credit card information was found on an ATM on Aug. 11, 2019, in the Loop.
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A skimming device used to steal credit card information was found on an ATM Sunday at a Target store in the Loop.

Officers responded to the store about 9:09 p.m. in the first block of South State Street after a technician discovered the skimmer on an ATM machine, Chicago police said.

A skimmer is a small device planted on machines by someone who wants to steal credit or debit card information from people.

No arrests have been made as Area Central detectives investigate.

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