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Cops: Card skimmer found at Plainview bank

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A month after an ATM repairman found a skimming device at a Plainview bank, Nassau County police investigators say they’ve learned numerous accounts have been “compromised.”

Cops say the worker was conducting routine repairs at a TD Bank branch at 500 Old Country Road in Plainview on March 9 when he found a skimming device. A second device, they say, was later found on the outside door of the bank, according to a news release.

On Wednesday police said Second Squad detectives have discovered “numerous persons’ accounts were compromised.” Police are now “urging any person who may have used this branch, or any in the vicinity, to check their accounts for loss.”

“TD Bank is working with law enforcement to investigate a ‘skimming’ incident involving an illegally installed device at an ATM machine at TD Bank’s store in Plainview, NY,” the company said in a statement. “Protecting our customers’ personal information is something we take very seriously and we sincerely regret any inconvenience this incident has caused.”

A company spokesman said the bank has contacted all the customers who may have been affected and has deactivated all potentially affected cards. He said they have also upgraded technology to prevent similar incidents in the future.

Police say they are investigating. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All calls will remain anonymous.

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