ATM Skimming Device


On Friday, November 6, around 6 p.m., a man was observed placing a skimming device on an automated teller machine (ATM) in the 9500 block of Lorton Market Street. The suspect had also been seen placing a skimming device on an ATM in Leesburg. He was described as white, wearing a blue jacket and a baseball cap.

Criminals use skimming devices to capture information from the automated teller cards of unsuspecting customers. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers electronically by visiting or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637)** or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.