ouisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry

Skimming devices found at St. Landry Parish gas pumps

An increased number of skimming devices at gasoline stations are being found Louisiana, including in St. Landry Parish, by Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry weights and measures employees.
Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., said, inspectors seem to be finding one or two skimmers on a weekly basis.
In the past month, at least 15 skimming devices were confiscated throughout the state. These devices contained approximately 4,000 credit/debit card numbers, according to the Secret Service.

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