- Associated Press - Thursday, February 11, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities have caught suspects accused of trying to skim data through ATMs at a Tucson bank.

The Pima County Sheriff’s Office says that 39-year-old Balerio Jesus Torres and 30-year-old Pedro Alejandro Ojeda-Moreno each face nearly 60 charges of illegally using a skimming device, identity theft and other felonies.

According to deputies, a Chase Bank reported that two men were seen installing skimming devices on an ATM.

Deputies conducted surveillance and say the suspects returned to the scene to remove the devices.

As officers approached them, Torres and Ojeda-Moreno allegedly fled.

But they were apprehended a short time later and search warrants were served on their vehicle and a storage unit.

In a separate incident, three people were arrested by Tucson police for alleged ATM skimming activity on Feb. 2.



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