News

Police seek 'skimmer'

Fraud suspect - Photo supplied by Langley RCMP
Fraud suspect
— image credit: Photo supplied by Langley RCMP

A man who made several attempts to get cash with fake credit and debit cards was recorded by the video camera in the Langley ATM machine he was using.

It was shortly after midnight on July 14, when the suspect went to the cash machine in the front entrance of the Coast Capital Credit Union at 6263 200 Street.

RCMP say the suspect used numerous “skimmed” credit and debit cards until one of them, a blank white card, became jammed in the ATM.

It was later recovered and handed to police.

Skimming is the theft of credit card information from the magnetic strip of a legitimate card.

That information is copied to the magnetic stripe of other cards and used to fraudulently obtain funds.

Police have now released a photo from the video in the ATM machine. It shows the suspect in action.

If you recognize him, please contact Langley RCMP at 604-532-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or log on to www.solvecrime.ca.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Legal aid gets rare boost for family cases
 
Views split on bigger medical role for firefighters
 
A Quilt for Warm Memories from Cops for Cancer
Election 2014: Kristine Ketter seeks seat on Langley Board of Education
 
Election 2014: Bev Dornan seeks re-election to Langley Township council
 
‘If I can’t play soccer, who am I?’
Langley model wants to give back to cancer patients
 
Two-year-old Surrey hit and run remains unsolved
 
District seeks input on proposed highway move

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 30 edition online now. Browse the archives.