Rock Hill resident Wesley Kennan said he found this skimming device while using an automated teller machine at a BB&T branch around noon Feb. 16, 2015. Skimming, the use of equipment to steal bank account information from people as they use ATMs and pay at gas pumps, is on the rise in the Charlotte metropolitan area, according to the Secret Service.
Rock Hill resident Wesley Kennan said he found this skimming device while using an automated teller machine at a BB&T branch around noon Feb. 16, 2015. Skimming, the use of equipment to steal bank account information from people as they use ATMs and pay at gas pumps, is on the rise in the Charlotte metropolitan area, according to the Secret Service. COURTESY OF WESLEY KENNAN
Rock Hill resident Wesley Kennan said he found this skimming device while using an automated teller machine at a BB&T branch around noon Feb. 16, 2015. Skimming, the use of equipment to steal bank account information from people as they use ATMs and pay at gas pumps, is on the rise in the Charlotte metropolitan area, according to the Secret Service. COURTESY OF WESLEY KENNAN

Charlotte sees a rise in ATM ‘skimming’ crimes

February 23, 2015 1:00 AM