Investigation finds card readers, gas pump skimmers in Knoxville apartment

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - A multi-state investigation has resulted in the discovery of equipment to commit fraud and thousands of dollars in merchandise at a North Knoxville apartment.

Following a multi-state involving several agencies, Knox County Sheriff's Office Property Crimes Detectives were able to obtain and execute a search warrant on an apartment in North Knoxville. This followed a February 6 traffic stop of three suspects in the investigation. 

In the apartment, detectives were able to recover eight gas pump skimmers, several laptops, a magnetic credit card reader/writer, tablets, electronic storage devices, several re-coded credit cards and $17,680.00 in cash. 

The investigation is ongoing according to a Facebook post by the Knox County Sheriff's Office. 



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