Credit Card Theft Device Found on Gas Pumps at 7-Eleven in Boynton Beach; Anyone Who Purchased Fuel Should Check Account Activity

According to police, a credit card skimmer was located and is believed to have been connected to the gas pumps at 7 Eleven located at 4900 Block of Le Chalet Blvd, Boynton Beach. Photo: Google Street Views.

BOYNTON BEACH, FL – The Palm Beach County Sheriffs Office is warning anyone who may have purchased fuel at a 7-Eleven in Boynton Beach to review their credit card accounts for unusual activity.

According to police, anyone who recently purchased gas from the 7 Eleven located at 4900 Block of Le Chalet Blvd, Boynton Beach could be a victim of credit and identity theft.

While conducting routine service to all the pumps, today, a credit card skimmer was located and is believed to have been connected to the gas pumps for at least a week.

Credit card skimming is a process where crooks use a small device to steal credit card information during a legitimate credit or debit card transaction. Thieves use the stolen data to make fraudulent charges either online or with a counterfeit credit card.


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