More Than $140,000 Stolen From ATMs

CHICAGO (WBBM) — Crimestoppers is offering a reward to anyone with information about recent ATM thefts in Chicago.

As WBBM Newsradio 780’s Lisa Fielding reports, police say on several occasions in recent months, thieves have tampered with ATM computer software and changed the denomination of bills.

LISTEN: Newsradio 780’s Lisa Fielding reports

The incidents happened at cash machines downtown, and in the Gold Coast and Streeterville. They were in the 100 and 300 blocks of East Ohio Street, the 100 block of East Walton Street, and the 300 block of West Wacker Drive.

In all, more than $140,000 was stolen.

Police say they have photos of the suspects, but need help in identifying them.

Crimestoppers is offering a $1,000 for information leading to apprehension of the suspects.

  • Chicago

    Where’s the pictures?
    Oh, I’m sorry you can’t /won’t print a description because of . . . . . . .

  • Greywold45

    Wow they have pictures and need help identifying them but the pictures are not published here—hmmmmm maybe they are asking the tooth fairy first

  • Fast Ed

    They could easily catch them if they installed photo recognition software at the local casinos.

  • coca blos

    they are really cheap.Offering $ 1,000? Are you kidding me ?

  • Dan

    Sounds like these guys figured out a back door in, probably a computer nerd rather than your average crack head-maybe the photos are of someone in a jason mask or ronald reagan mask.

  • oilfirefight

    No pictures? Maybe its Pat Quinn trying to balance the budget for IL.

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