Heyfield ATM card skimmer

THE fraud squad is investigating after a card “skimmer” was found attached to an ATM in Heyfield this week.

Anyone who believes they may have been affected is encouraged to check with their financial institutions first, then visit Heyfield police station to fill out a form.

There have been reports of skimmers attached to ATMs at other towns, including Maffra.

The length of time the device was attached will not be known until more people come forward.

It is believed the accounts were accessed in Victoria, in Australia, and internationally.

No culprits has been identified at this stage, but anyone with information about people loitering near any ATMs or visiting at odd hours should phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or Heyfield police on 5148 2202.