Three skimming devices found at Lehigh Acres 7-Eleven

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LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -

Skimming devices were found in several pumps at a Lehigh Acres gas station.

It happened at the 7-Eleven at the corner of Sunshine Boulevard and Lee Boulevard.

According to an incident report filed to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, a customer reported the crime after their bank notified them of a fraudulent transaction.

The customer reported it to the 7-Eleven, and the gas station launched their investigation.

A 7-Eleven employee said three skimming devices were found, but they have since been removed.

According to the Florida Department of Agriculture, as of 2018, a total of seven gas skimmers were found and recovered by the agency. This incident is not included in their report.


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