BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – Police in Boulder are investigation two cases of debit card fraud in which the financial institution detected the crime and reported it to police and their customers.
Community Financial Credit Union confirmed at least four of their members had their debit card data used between Aug. 29 and Aug. 31 at various Wells Fargo ATMs along the Front Range. Each had lost about $1,500.
During the investigation, it was determined that each victim had used their debit card at the King Soopers at 1650 30th Street in Boulder between May 26 and June 24.
FirstBank also confirmed more than 1,000 bank and debit card data was compromised. They believe a skimmer was attached to their ATM. The accounts were all used during the last few days in August.
Police believe many financial institutions, banks and credit unions may be involved.
Additional Information from Boulder Police:
Police are asking anyone who may have been a victim of this crime or have information on this case to call Detective Jeff Kithcart at 303-441-3376. Those who have information but wish to remain anonymous may contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or 1-800-444-3776. Tips can also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website at www.crimeshurt.com. Those submitting tips through Crime Stoppers that lead to the arrest and filing of charges on a suspect(s) may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 from Crime Stoppers.