Skimming device found at Aviemore cash point
- 4 February 2013
- From the section Highlands & Islands
A skimming device used by thieves to steal bank card details has been found attached to a cash machine in Aviemore.
Police removed the device from the Bank of Scotland cash point in Grampian Road.
Northern Constabulary said anyone who had used the machine in the past few days should check with their banks for any unauthorised transactions.
The force also urged people to check all cash points for skimming devices before using them.
Police said the devices usually consisted of a false plate on the card reader and a secondary device, usually a hidden camera, on the roof of the device.
It allows criminals to copy card details and photograph PIN numbers being entered.