Updated: August 20, 2017


LAWRENCEBURG POLICE INVESTIGATORS HAVE CLOSED A CASE OF POSSIBLE THEFT OF DEBIT CARD INFORMATION FROM A LOCAL BUSINESS.  ACCORDING TO REPORTS, DETECTIVES SPOKE TO THE OWNER OF TIETGENS TURBO TUNNEL AFTER A COMPLAINT WAS ISSUED BY A LOCAL BANK THAT SEVERAL CUSTOMERS DEBIT CARDS HAD INCURRED FRAUDULENT CHARGES THAT POSSIBLY ORIGINATED FROM THE BUSINESS.  OFFICERS INDICATE THAT THE LOCAL BUSINESS IMPLEMENTED SEVERAL SECURITY STRATEGIES AND PRECAUTIONS THAT DATE BACK TO MAY AFTER OTHER ORGANIZATIONS IN THE AREA SAW AN INCREASE IN CREDIT CARD SKIMMERS.  TURBO TUNNEL STAFF REGULARLY CHECK FOR SKIMMERS AND HAVE CONSULTED WITH THIRD PARTY CREDIT CARD PROCESSING COMPANIES TO ENSURE CUSTOMERS' INFORMATION WAS PROTECTED.  AUTHORITIES INDICATE THAT AT THIS TIME THERE HAS NOT BEEN A HACK OF INFORMATION FROM THE NORTH LOCUST AVENUE BUSINESS.  DETECTIVES CLOSED THE CASE AFTER SEEKING MORE INFORMATION FROM THE BANK OF WAYNESBORO WHO FILED THE ORIGINAL REPORT LAST WEEK. OFFICERS WERE TOLD THAT NO FURTHER INFORMATION PERTAINING TO THE MATTER WOULD BE GIVEN FROM THE FINANCIAL INSTITUTION.