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Atm Scams

How To Avoid Getting Ripped Off At The ATM

NPR | Jess Jiang | Posted 10.10.2012 | Money

I was at the ATM last week, when I saw a technician checking on the machines. He told me he checks all the machines from 6pm to 9pm everyday, looking ...

Four Men Charged For $1.5 Million Dollar ATM Scam

Posted 08.07.2011 | New York

Four men have been charged with stealing $1.5 million dollars after installing electronic equipment that recorded people's account and pin numbers fro...

Watch Out: ATM Credit Card Scams

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Home
Harmon Leon

YIkes! A friend of mine got ATM skimmed. A simple trip to the cash machine has costs her hundreds of dollars (and that wasn't in surcharges). I've o...

ATM Skimming Identity Theft Reaches $1 Billion in Losses

Robert Siciliano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robert Siciliano

Skimming can occur in a few different ways. The most common is when a store clerk takes your card and runs it through a device that copies the information from the magnetic strip.