Woodburn Police Seeking Help Identifying Two Males Associated with ATM Skimming Fraud

Posted on January 14, 2019

Woodburn, OR – On Friday, January 11, at about 11:57 a.m., the Woodburn Police Department (WPD) was notified by the N. Evergreen Rd Columbia Bank branch that a skimming device was located on their outdoor ATM. A customer noticed the ATM was not receiving their card normally and reported it to the bank staff. The staff checked the ATM and noted it was more difficult than normal to put the card into the machine. They immediately notified a security technician and WPD.

Further investigation revealed two males were involved in placing the device onto the ATM that same morning at 7:55 a.m., about 4 hours prior to the device being discovered. The skimming machine did not appear to have any wireless capability. For additional security, Columbia Bank suspended the 11 accounts associated with debit cards used in the ATM during the time the skimming machine was undetected.

The first male suspect is a white or Hispanic male adult, about 30-40 years of age, with a dark goatee and wearing a black stocking cap and long black winter coat. The second male stood nearby and appeared to a be a white male adult, between 40 and 60 years of age, wearing glasses and a green stocking cap and grey winter coat.

If you recognize either male, or have any information related to this incident, please contact the Woodburn Police Department at (503) 982-2345.

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