MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A crackdown on fraud in South Florida is getting results.READ MORE: Former US Navy Commander, Rep. Paul Renner To Take Reins As Florida House Speaker
Hialeah Police are working currently working with state investigators on a serious issue impacting local consumers.
Authorities found seven skimmer devices installed at gas pumps around the city.READ MORE: Citizens Insurance Could Top 1 Million Policies
Those skimmers steal your credit card information.
Police say cases involving skimmers are on the rise.
In 2016, more than 200 skimmers were found on different South Florida gas stations.MORE NEWS: Florida Firefighter Hit By Truck While Responding To A Crash
But last year that number ballooned to more than 1,000.