(AP) Federal investigators say there’s been a rash of cases of bank account information being stolen at ATMs in Nashville and Chattanooga.
Crooks are using a device called a skimmer, a card reader that’s placed over the regular card slots on bank machines to capture account information. They can also get your PIN number by placing cameras near the ATM.
Agent Greg Mays says the Secret Service field office in Nashville, has investigated 10 cases of skimming in Nashville in the past year.
(AP) A Tennessee jury has convicted a Georgia man on federal firearms charge. Authorities say he was participating in a plot to take over teh Monroe County courthouse.
This morning in Knoxville, a jury convicted Darren Wesley Huff of carrying a firearm with the intent to use it in a civil disorder this morning. They found him not guilty of using a firearm in relation to a second, more serious felony.