Updated: Thursday, 24 Jun 2010, 6:27 PM EDT
Published : Thursday, 24 Jun 2010, 6:20 PM EDT
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - Police say three thieves stole more than $200,000 from Central Indiana ATM machines between November 2009 and June 2010.
According to police, three men targeted 13 AM/PM convenience stores located in Indianapolis, Carmel, Avon, Brownsburg and Plainfield.
Police say the men swiped a card which gave them access to withdraw money from the machines.
"Basically (the card) activates the software inside and then someone either remotely or over the phone is overriding the system which starts spitting the money out," described IMPD Lt. Jeff Duhamell.
According to officers, the armored vehicle company that services the machines noticed money was missing. CardTronics, the ATM company based in Houston, Texas then notified police.
Police say it appears the three suspects were working with at least one other person.
"Whoever it is has extreme knowledge of the system and can override the system remotely," said Duhamell.
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