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Home --> Fraud & Scams --> ATM Scams

ATM Scams


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        Green bullet = true
        Red bullet = false
        Multiple status bullet = multiple truth values
        Yellow bullet = undetermined
        White bullet = unclassifiable veracity

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Green bullet Photographs show an ATM equipped by scammers with a duplicate card reader and wireless camera.

Green bullet Thieves steal ATM cards and PINs by using plastic sleeves known as "Lebanese loops."

Green bullet Photographs show scammers using a strip of film to steal an unsuspecting bank customer's ATM card.

Red bullet Retail cashiers steal from customers by secretly initiating cash back requests and then pocketing the money.

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