Cops are searching for two suspects who allegedly installed debit card reading devices at bank ATMs in the 63rd Precinct, which includes Marine Park, Mill Basin, Bergen Beach and Flatlands, as well as other locations throughout Brooklyn and Queens.
Police refused to reveal where the debit card reading had been installed, claiming the banks were victims of crimes.
The debit card reading devices allowed the crime duo to make duplicate copies of ATM cards and withdraw cash from at least 20 different bank accounts between mid-April and mid-June, according to the NYPD.
Police released surveillance photos, taken from ATMs, of the suspects.
NBC New York reports that number of ATM card reading thefts in Queens quadrupled last month and police announced Monday they were searching for three suspects wanted for 39 grand larcenies from card readers installed in Queens gas stations.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.