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Thruway officials warn of skimming device found at travel plaza

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STATEWIDE -- Officials have sent a warning to travel plazas along the New York State Thruway.

A skimming device was found on a fuel pump at the Sunoco in the Sloatsburg Travel Plaza. It's located on the northbound side between exits 15A and 16.

It was located on February 11, and officials say it was only there for a short period of time. However, they are not sure how much information was actually stolen.

Leaders with the New York State Thruway Authority want plaza operators to be aware of the issue, and take steps to ensure credit card information is secure. The New York State Police and the Secret Service are investigating the incident. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP