March 11, 2016 1:08 pm
Updated: March 11, 2016 1:16 pm

Saskatoon police issue advisory after reports of card skimming

Police have released this photo of two men believed to be tampering with point-of-sale terminals at Saskatoon businesses.

Saskatoon Police Service / Supplied

SASKATOON – Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men believed to be card skimming. The suspects have been tampering with point-of-sale terminals at businesses.

Saskatoon police have received five reports in the city where the two men have approached sales clerks to make a small purchase. While the employee is processing the transaction, one of the suspects tampers with the device.

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The suspects come back several days later and retrieve skimmed data using the same method.

Businesses are advised by police to be vigilant in monitoring terminals and to report any suspicious activity.

The Saskatoon Police Service says the fraud investigation involves tampered devices across the province.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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