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Kenneth Osias, Otis Barnes

Police: Banks Lost Over $9,000 To Credit Card Skimming Operation On Long Island

Two men were charged Thursday with using a skimming device to capture credit numbers and create fraudulent cards – resulting in losses of $9,000 to multiple banks.

05/23/2014

A Metro-North Railroad commuter purchases a ticket at Grand Central Terminal. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Cops Find Skimming Device On Ticket Machine At Grand Central, Queens Man Arrested

Police have found several skimmers on ticket machines in the last month. The MTA is reportedly planning to introduce an app that would allow commuters to buy tickets on their smartphones and tablets.

05/19/2014

Columbus Circle Subway Skimmer

Skimming Device Found On MetroCard Machine At 59th-Columbus Circle Subway Station

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority warned customers to be on the watch Thursday, after a skimming device was found on a MetroCard vending machine at the 59th Street-Columbus Circle stop in the heart of Midtown.

04/10/2014

The door of a TD Bank branch. (credit: Getty Images)

Cops: Accounts Compromised After Skimming Device Found On Plainview ATM

The skimmer was discovered by an ATM repairman last month at the TD Bank on Old Country Road in Plainview. Another skimmer was also found at the outside card entrance.

04/10/2014

Long Island Railroad ticket machine (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Indictment Unsealed In MTA Skimming Case

Niculae Petre, Dorin Husa, Valer Zaharia, and Teodora Zaharia, are accused of stealing customers’ PIN numbers and other financial information.

11/25/2013

Marian Serban (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk Police Urge ATM Customers To Be Alert After Man Was Arrested For Skimming Sensitive Info

Police said the ATM ID thefts work by getting the card number with the skimming device and then getting the accompanying PIN code by putting a small camera at the ATM machine.

06/13/2013

FILE - An illustration of some major United States credit cards (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Authorities: Staples Cashier Bilked Customers Out Of $180,000

A cashier at a Westchester Staples is being accused of selling stolen credit card information in a scam that bilked 50 customers out of more than $180,000.

02/01/2012