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UPDATE: One Nevada customers refunded after skimming scam

Posted at 10:02 PM, Mar 13, 2017
and last updated 2018-11-21 17:46:00-05
UPDATE MARCH 14: Victims of the skimming scam told 13 Action News that One Nevada Credit Union has refunded their money in full.
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Several people found their bank accounts empty, or close to it, after an apparent skimming scam in Las Vegas.
13 Action News spoke with two customers of One Nevada Credit Union who said they received messages from the bank about suspicious activity over the weekend.
"We went to get some money out to buy a new refrigerator and there is no money in there," Kathleen Sao said.
A spokesperson for One Nevada confirmed a “small number” of customers -- “a couple hundred at most” -- were victims of card skimmers.
The bank said it contacted impacted customers with phone calls, text messages and online messages to let them know about the problem.
Another customer telling 13 Action News he found his account had a balance of -$885 after receiving a message from One Nevada.
The customers were given the option of changing their PIN or getting a new card.
One Nevada also says it is refunding any money that was taken by the skimmers.
Both of the victims we spoke with saying the employees at the bank were helpful.
“They gave us some [money] today and said we'll have it by the end of today or early tomorrow," Sao said.
One Nevada did not release details about where it believes the skimming occurred, but said they are working with local authorities.
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