Off-duty officer catches card skimmer in the act

Posted at 12:01 AM, May 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-14 00:01:08-04

INDIANAPOLIS -- An observant off-duty IMPD officer may have saved hundreds of people's credit cards from getting skimmed Friday night. 

According to IMPD Sgt. Catherine Cummings, the officer spotted a person acting suspicious near a gas pump on the city's south side. 

The officer followed the vehicle to another gas station nearby and observed the same thing.  

As a result of the off-duty officer's investigation, IMPD's a Financial Crimes unit has opened a credit card skimming investigation at two of the city's gas stations.