An LA Sheriff's rep says North Hollywood resident Geori Nikolov, 32, and Santa Monica resident Dimitar Dimitrov, 36, installed the devices at Chase and Bank of the West locations in order to steal credit and debit card information and PIN numbers.
“They would attach the skimmers for a few hours and then go and retrieve them and the banking information they stole,” said the spokesman.
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