Feds to Investigate Vineyard Bank-Card Fraud as Losses Pass $160,000 Mark
Oak Bluffs police, the FBI and the Secret Service are investigating how thieves skimmed customer information from a Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank ATM on Circuit Avenue, the Martha's Vineyard Times reports.
Federal authorities are joining the investigation into how more than 100 Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank accounts were ripped off by ATM card scamsters earlier this month, reports the Martha's Vineyard Times.
The FBI and Secret Service are working with Oak Bluffs police to investigate the fraud, in which thieves apparently targeted a Circuit Avenue ATM to steal customers' account information, then fraudulently withdraw cash at ATMs around the Northeast and Midwest, the Times reports. Were you, or someone you know, affected by this scam? Tell us in the comments.