On February 16, 2011, at approximately 9:30 p.m., the victim attempted to withdraw money from an ATM machine on the 2900 block of North Lincoln Ave. During this time, two skimming devices fell from the ATM machine. Officers arrived on the scene, recovered the devices and initiated an ongoing investigation.

What business owners can do to protect their ATMs and customers:

  • Contact the ATM supplier and request that periodic checks of the machine are conducted to ensure it is not compromised.
  • Inform businesses in your area about this ATM crime.
  • Contact police and the ATM supplier if you discover any suspicious activity or devices associated with your ATM machine.

Area Three Robbery/Burglary/Theft Crimes Unit
(312) 744-8263

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