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Police: Walmart shoppers target of skimming thieves
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Police: Walmart shoppers target of skimming thieves

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Electronic skimmers put on checkout card machines at the Central Park Walmart have compromised shoppers' debit and credit cards and police are warning potential victims to have their cards replaced.

The Fredericksburg Police Department is reporting that it has information from Walmart’s Global Investigations unit that the debit and credit cards used at the Walmart were likely compromised in March and April.

Police report that 37 local credit union members had large withdrawals made from area ATM machines made with their stolen card numbers, which were obtained by the Walmart skimmer(s).

Fredericksburg police suggest that anyone who shopped at the Central Park Walmart in March or April contact their bank and have new cards issued.

The city police said the investigation continues.

​Scott Shenk: 540.374.5436 

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