Columbus police searching for ATM skimming suspect who’s taken more than $40,000

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Columbus police are asking for help identifying a suspect in an ATM skimming scheme.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, the suspect was captured on surveillance video installing & removing a skimmer from an ATM on Georgesville Road six times.

Police say about $45,000 has been withdrawn from the skimmed accounts, and more than 250 customers cards/pins being used across Columbus.

Leonard Kisor, who you may see in his red outfit at Tuttle Mall this Christmas season, banks  at Pathways Financial and says he was one of the victims.

“There was 500 dollars missing from my account,” said Kisor.

He said he began to retrace his steps to try to figure out where the offense took place. He was surprised when he found at it happened at the credit union.

“This is the place I feel safe,” said Kisor.

He said the bank returned his money but something needs to happen to the person behind this.

“I just hope they get the guy and convict him.”

The male suspect is described as being about 5 feet 10 inches tall, 160 pounds, with facial hair between 28 and 35 years old.

Anyone with information on this suspect can call the CPD Fraud and Forger Unit at 614-645-2048.

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