Friday, September 12, 2014

New Wave of ATM Scams Heads for U.S.

A new wave of ATM scams is on its way to the U.S. from Europe, while our own home-grown criminals also have a new set of cash-machine tricks up their sleeves.

As we’ve previously reported in ATM Theft: 8 Tips to Protect Yourself From the 5 Most Common ATM Scams, by far the most common scam is the use of skimming devices, which are placed over ATM card slots.

These can read data on the card’s magnetic stripe, while a carefully concealed camera records the user’s Personal Identification Number (PIN).

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