Police looking for suspects in pizza delivery scam

Police looking for suspects in pizza delivery scam

Police are looking for suspects wanted for allegedly pulling off pizza delivery bank card frauds in the GTA.

Since mid-July, Toronto police and other police services in the GTA have been receiving reports about men allegedly posing as pizza delivery drivers using customer bank cards to steal money from ATMs.

Police believe the scam works like this: The suspects follow pizza delivery drivers to an address, then approach the driver claiming to be the person who placed the order. The suspects then pay the driver in cash, and deliver the intercepted pizza to the real customer.

Customers then hand over a bank card to the bogus delivery men who then use a hand-held debit machine that retains the PIN number. A similar looking bank card is returned to the unsuspecting customer, a Toronto police spokesperson said.

The thieves then leave the home and head for a nearby automatic banking machine where fraudulent banking transactions are allegedly carried out.

A Toronto police media release issued Saturday included surveillance images of three suspects who appear to be standing in front of bank machines.

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