Fairfax County Police posted to the YouTubes this fancy video of an unknown suspect attaching a skimming device to the ATM machine at the Navy Federal Credit Union branch in Reston's Spectrum Center in early July. Give us some good blockquote, BFFs at Reston Now:
The Navy Federal Credit Union ATM at 1821 Fountain Dr. in Reston was among three banks recently discovered as a target for ATM skimmers, Fairfax County Police said.The video shows all the skimmer being attached and removed in all three locations, with Reston up first. We have to admit, the gentleman's dark shades and old-skool headphones are a pretty clever disguise.
Police have a released a video of the skimming device being installed and removed at that location on July 9 and 11. Other recent devices have been found at 11180 Lee Hwy. in Fairfax (July 1 and July 6) and 7678-D Richmond Hwy. in Alexandria (June 28 and July 6).
But we digress. Such brazen criminal activity in broad daylight -- and in the shadow of Reston Town Center and the Macaroni Grill? Forget rats of the four-legged variety. It's proof positive that Reston's gritty urban core is now officially All Grown Up, the end.