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Atm Theft

The Worst ATM PIN Number Is..

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 08.02.2013 | Technology

It looks like we have a problem with creativity. There are 10,000 different possible four-digit ATM PIN numbers, but almost 11 percent of PINs are ...

Police: Man Withdraws Money From Dying Man's Bank

AP | Posted 07.31.2013 | Business

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Police in Florida say a maintenance man used a man's ATM card before calling 911 after finding him dead or dying in a Gainesville...

21st Century Bank Heist

AP | Posted 05.10.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK — A gang of cyber-criminals stole $45 million in a matter of hours by hacking their way into a database of prepaid debit cards and then fan...

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 ...

One Reason To Be Paranoid At The ATM

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 08.06.2012 | Money

As if we weren't already wary of getting robbed while withdrawing money from an automated teller machine (ATM), high-tech thieves are now giving us go...

Shannon Keith, Failed U-Haul ATM Robber, Caught

The Denver Post | Howard Pankratz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Apparently shaving his head and other efforts to change his appearance didn't help 38-year-old Shannon Keith. The Boulder Police Department said to...

ATMs Hacked To Steal Your Debit Card Information

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Skimmers attach barely noticeable card readers right on top of the ATM machine's card slot. The reader digitally records your banking information. The...

Craigslist ATM I Bought Causes Industry Stir

Robert Siciliano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Siciliano

I bought a used ATM on Craigslist, which turned out to contain thousands of credit card numbers. I can't buy an old credit card off eBay, but I can buy an ATM?

Colorado Man Tries To Haul Away ATM

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BOULDER, Colo. — Authorities say a man in Colorado apparently tried to steal an ATM by hauling it away with a truck. The plan didn't work. The ...