Two men caught allegedly trying to install skimmers in Georgetown

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Skimmer found on suspects in Georgetown area

GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) — It’s not often authorities catch people in the act of installing credit card skimmers, it’s always discovering the skimmers there after the fact. 

However, on Wednesday morning, when a Williamson County Sheriff’s Office deputy saw what appeared to be suspicious activity happening at the Speedy Stop on Leander Road in Georgetown, they took action. 

According to a tweet by Sheriff Robert Chody, two men, identified as Robin Companioni-Cepero and Galvez Hernandez, 25, were “messing with a fuel pump” and it appeared as if they were “trying to install a skimmer device.”

When the two men left the gas station, the deputy pulled them over, where they located a skimmer on the suspects, says the sheriff.

Both men have since posted bond and released from jail. 

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