Texas Department of Agriculture

Card skimmer found at north Austin gas station

August 10, 2017 - 4:20 pm
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AUSTIN (KJCE) - Two more credit card skimmers have been discovered, this time at a gas station in north Austin.

Officials found the skimmers Thursday at a Valero station at the corner of St. Johns Avenue and the southbound Interstate 35 frontage road. The investigation came on the heels of a complaint filed with the Texas Department of Agriculture.

Following the discovery, Austin Police were dispatched to remove the devices and continue any potential investigation.

Earlier this week, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller starred in a video with tips on how to avoid having your card skimmed.

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