'Skimming' scam at ATMs hits local resident
Original post made on Feb 10, 2009
Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, February 10, 2009, 10:36 AM
on Feb 10, 2009 at 1:03 pm
Are you sure those figures are accurate?!
on Feb 10, 2009 at 2:32 pm
"Skimmers -- the small devices used to perpetrate the crime -- can be bought online, and usually blend in when attached to ATM reader slots. "The machine would look totally normal to your eyes,"
I don't buy that. Why don't you show me one and we'll see?
How about a picture, so we can tell what these skimmers look like when we see one?
on Feb 10, 2009 at 3:19 pm
Don Frances is a registered user.
Good idea. I did a quick image search and found some images which may be helpful.
This blog post includes a TV news story with some good imagery: Web Link
Here's a shot of the type of skimming machine used by thieving cashiers: Web Link
Here's a great shot of the mini cameras that capture your pin number: Web Link
And here's two more for good measure: Web Link and Web Link