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Tuesday, 11 February 2014
The News Man charged with theft of ATM card, N184, 000, gets N200, 000 bail The News A Grade 1 Area Court in Karu, Abuja, on Thursday, granted a N200, 000 bail to a 33-year-old man, Basil ...
Friday, 01 September 2017
Glasgow Evening Times Police Scotland warns public over ATM 'skimming machine' scam Glasgow Evening Times SIGNS OF TAMPERING - If there are any parts of the ATM that look loose or anything ...
Thursday, 10 August 2017
Netralnews South Jakarta Police Arrest ATM Tampering Thieves Netralnews JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - South Jakarta Police have arrested two perpetrators of ATM machine tampering with the ...
Friday, 21 July 2017
Croydon Advertiser Police warn people to watch out for ATM scam in Norbury Croydon Advertiser Residents in Norbury are being warned to watch out for an ATM scam in which fraudsters are ...
Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Warning as 67-year-old gran's account is 'cleared out' by thieves who fitted device to ATM at Natwest bank in London ... Gazette The thieves went on to withdraw more cash in Colchester ...
Wednesday, 15 February 2017
60. DFR observations looking back at 2016
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... many of the popular anti-skimming solutions deployed by the industry. Card trapping returned and increased as a relatively simple and inexpensive way of stealing genuine EMV chip cards. Solid explosive ...
Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Messenger Newspapers Warning about ATM scam after card sharks fit card retainer and camera to cash machine Messenger Newspapers ATM users are being urged to be vigilant after card sharks ...
Tuesday, 31 January 2017
Tamworth Herald Fraudster jailed after Co-op card cloning scam in Atherstone Tamworth Herald Fraudster jailed after Co-op card cloning scam in Atherstone. By Tamworth Herald | Posted: ...
Friday, 09 December 2016
Tamworth Herald Arrest made following Atherstone ATM card cloning scam – police Tamworth Herald OFFICERS have praised the quick-thinking actions of a Co-op security guard after a suspected ...
Thursday, 10 November 2016
Reports of Chester cash machine skimming sparks investigation ChesterChronicle.co.uk “If you want to report any suspicious activity or have been a victim of an ATM scam, please contact ...
Tuesday, 25 October 2016
Carrick Herald Warnings over scam after Ayr ATM theft Carrick Herald A 63-year-old man has had a three figure some of money stolen from his account through an ATM scam on Ayr's Sandgate. ...
Thursday, 22 September 2016
Barking and Dagenham Post Video: Pair sought in connection with £400 Barking ATM theft Barking and Dagenham Post Video: Pair sought in connection with £400 Barking ATM theft. 16:14 20 ...
Wednesday, 21 September 2016
Hampstead and Highgate Express Thieves raid bank account after tampering with Hampstead cash machine Hampstead and Highgate Express PC Phil Upton, from West Midlands police where the scam ...
Wednesday, 22 June 2016
Bradford Telegraph and Argus WARNING: Bradford residents targeted in ATM cash machine fraud - See pictures of device found in city Bradford Telegraph and Argus POLICE and a victim are ...
Saturday, 02 April 2016
Scottish Daily Record Cash machine users warned to be on the lookout for skimming devices that trap their bank cards Scottish Daily Record The devices are smaller than a deck of cards ...
Wednesday, 23 March 2016
Timperley ATM users targeted in card cloning scam Messenger Newspapers POLICE are urging ATM users to be vigilant after incidents of card cloning at a cash machine in Timperley. Over the ...
Tuesday, 19 January 2016
NW Evening Mail Bank responds after alleged cash machine fraud device in Barrow NW Evening Mail A BANK launched an investigation after a Barrow woman claimed to be the victim of a cash ...
Thursday, 14 January 2016
NW Evening Mail Barrow woman issues warning after alleged cash machine fraud NW Evening Mail A BARROW woman has issued a warning after she was reportedly the victim of a cash machine fraud. The ...
Wednesday, 13 January 2016
UTV Ireland Romanian men convicted for ATM scam UTV Ireland 31-year-old Ioan Bizau of South Quarter, Sandyford, Dublin was convicted by the jury during the same trial of seven counts of ...
Saturday, 21 November 2015
... Team (EAST) has reported that ATM related fraud incidents were up 15% when compared to the same period in 2014 driven by increases in card trapping and ...  ...
Wednesday, 14 October 2015
Wakefield Express CCTV released after Wakefield cash point scam Wakefield Express Two men carried out the scam on an ATM machine on Kirkgate between Tuesday, August 25 and Wednesday, August ...
Tuesday, 22 September 2015
SC Magazine FireEye: First multi-vendor ATM malware targeting cardholders SC Magazine Malware has been used to make ATMs dispense cash since as far back as 2013, but FireEye Labs said ...
Saturday, 12 September 2015
Tampering with ATM raises security concerns Otago Daily Times Police in Oamaru are warning people to be security conscious after a Westpac ATM was tampered with on Thursday afternoon. ...
Friday, 04 September 2015
Manchester Evening News 'Lebanese Loop' ATM skimming device found on cash point in Withington Manchester Evening News Police have issued a fresh warning after thieves installed the 'Lebanese ...
Wednesday, 05 August 2015
Pontefract and Castleford Express New 'Lebanese Loop' scam hits Leeds cash machines Pontefract and Castleford Express “You cannot usually see 'Lebanese Loop' devices; however, you may ...
Tuesday, 04 August 2015
Yorkshire Evening Post New 'Lebanese Loop' scam hits Leeds cash machines Yorkshire Evening Post CASH MACHINE users in Leeds are falling prey to a new ATM scam known as the 'Lebanese Loop.' ...
Tuesday, 04 August 2015
Yorkshire Post New 'Lebanese Loop' scam hits Leeds cash machines Yorkshire Post Sean Walker, BACIL manager, said: “We are urging ATM users to be extra vigilant when withdrawing cash, by ...
Tuesday, 04 August 2015
WantChinaTimes Sticky-fingered Guangzhou thieves use glue to con ATM users WantChinaTimes A scam involving the use of glue to target ATM users in Guangzhou has been exposed, according ...
Thursday, 30 July 2015
Buteman Police warn public over ATM tampering - The Buteman Buteman A man was seen at the ATM outside the Co-op in Argyll Street in Alexandria at around 7.30am on Tuesday, July 21, apparently ...
Friday, 24 July 2015
Stoke Sentinel Fraudsters target cash machines in Cheshire Stoke Sentinel A scam, which has hit cash machines in Crewe and other parts of South Cheshire, leaves people thinking that their ...
Friday, 19 June 2015
Police warn over Cheshire ATM scam Macclesfield - Wilmslow - Local News Cheshire Today Police warn over Cheshire ATM scam. Cheshire Police are alerting the public to be vigilant following ...
Thursday, 18 June 2015
Crewe Chronicle Police warning over ATM scam Crewe Chronicle Police have warned of an ATM scam in which a card 'entrapment device' appears to have been used. Officers have received reports ...
Wednesday, 17 June 2015
ConsumerAffairs Newest ATM security threat: one iPod plus a little plastic equals a big ... ConsumerAffairs Though there's a little more to the scam than that. Apple's iPods have been ...
Thursday, 14 May 2015
... into the bigger towns like Athlone, to be vigilant around ATM machines as they believe this new type of card trapping device is being moved around regularly...  ...
Wednesday, 13 May 2015
Daily Sun School teacher loses money in ATM fraud Daily Sun Funmilayo Aruleba got up early on a Saturday morning to clean her house, prepare breakfast and visit her elder sister who lives ...
Sunday, 22 March 2015
AOL Money UK Card thieves use iPods to steal bank customers' PIN numbers AOL Money UK Would you recognise a Lebanese loop if you saw one? It's time you learned how. Police are warning ...
Monday, 16 March 2015
Banks must check credit card frauds Deccan Herald Methods to obtain these vary from phishing e-mails, calls from bank officers offering to improve services on being informed of the customer's ...
Friday, 13 March 2015
Crawley News £2500 stolen from couple's bank account after debit card is cloned at Crawley ... Crawley News A COUPLE have had £2,500 stolen from their bank account and believe it is a ...
Saturday, 14 February 2015
Daily Mail Is it EVER safe to use a cashpoint? This chilling investigation reveals there ... Daily Mail According to Tony Blake, fraud prevention officer at the Dedicated Cheque and Plastic ...
Saturday, 07 February 2015
Police warn of Penrith bank card scam The Cumberland & Westmorland Herald POLICE are warning members of the public to be cautious after a card scamming device was found on an ATM outside ...
Monday, 02 February 2015
getwestlondon Man jailed for ATM fraud at Tesco in Bulls Bridge, Southall getwestlondon A man who stole and used credit cards swallowed by a rogue device he installed at a cash machine ...
Monday, 29 September 2014
Daily Mail Judge slams Romanian crime gang's £16m fraud as 'scourge of the ... Daily Mail Detective Inspector Sarah Ward, who led the investigation for the DCPCU, said: 'We are delighted ...
Thursday, 21 August 2014
Islington Gazette CCTV images: Police appeal over cashpoint scam at King's Cross station Islington Gazette A 'claw' mechanism was inserted into the card slot of an ATM on the station concourse ...
Monday, 30 June 2014
Stroud News and Journal Police urge caution after gang are arrested in card scam Stroud News and Journal Kusalakumar Sithambarapillai, Basheer Ebrahim, Ahok Balasubramanian and Thanfavel ...
Saturday, 07 June 2014
East Lindsey Target Lincolnshire Police to crackdown on fraud in East Lindsey East Lindsey Target Officers in a mobile Police Station will be parked near to the ATM at the Tesco store ...
Sunday, 25 May 2014
ATM Skimming Scam Spotted On Chiswick High Road ChiswickW4.com CCTV shows suspects tampering with the machine but the angle and quality of the footage meant it was not good enough for ...
Monday, 28 April 2014
East Lothian News East Lothian cash dispensers targeted by criminals East Lothian News “Once the card details are obtained, the criminals make cloned cards and, along with the Personal ...
Monday, 28 April 2014
Edinburgh Evening News Card skimming devices found on Lothian ATMs Edinburgh Evening News In a second scam, so-called “cash traps” are attached to the money dispenser on machines to stop ...
Monday, 28 April 2014
Cash machines scam arrests Oldham Chronicle ... hit ATMS at the Co-operative supermarket in Mossley and Barclays bank in Ashton. Post Office ATMs have also been hit. The devices usually ...
Tuesday, 04 March 2014
Yorkshire Evening Post Search for victims after arrest over ATM 'scam' Yorkshire Evening Post Two shoppers had bank cards swallowed by a cash machine in Leeds city centre – after a suspected ...
Wednesday, 12 February 2014
Louth Leader Concerns over Louth Co-Op cash machine fraud Louth Leader Local residents have voiced their concerns over the cash machine outside the Louth Co-operative in Northgate, following ...
Tuesday, 11 February 2014
Edinburgh Evening News iPods used in new city card scam Edinburgh Evening News THIEVES are using iPods attached to city cash machines to film victims entering Pin numbers before stealing ...
Friday, 07 February 2014
thejournal.ie ATM fraud rose in 2013, so how do you spot a suspect machine? thejournal.ie THE NUMBER OF incidents of ATM fraud rose in 2013 with 'card trapping' becoming significantly ...
Monday, 23 December 2013
Police warning over Cumbria cash machine fraud NW Evening Mail Police warning over Cumbria cash machine fraud. Last updated at 11:43, Wednesday, 18 December 2013. A number of cash machines ...
Wednesday, 18 December 2013
Card Fraud Is Real Warns Bank Windhoek AllAfrica.com If there seems to be a problem with the ATM, press the Cancel button and remove your card yourself and make sure that the card you ...
Monday, 02 December 2013
Brentwood Weekly News Men to appear in court over ATM scam Brentwood Weekly News Men to appear in court over ATM scam. TWO men will appear in court on suspicion of a massive cash machine ...
Sunday, 01 December 2013
Daily Mail Police hunt Romanian ATM thieves who are behind 90% of UK cashpoint fraud Daily Mail The DCPCU spokesman said officers are currently working on an 18 month project which is ...
Saturday, 30 November 2013
Cumbernauld News Police warning over ATM fraud devices Cumbernauld News Police have issued advice to residents to be extra vigilant when using ATM terminals following increased reports ...
Thursday, 21 November 2013
Credit card fraud on the rise South African Broadcasting Corporation Don't move away because as soon as you move away the criminals will dislodge the card from the ATM and if they your ...
Tuesday, 19 November 2013
Manchester Gazette Fraudsters Jailed after being foiled by Salfordians who they tried to con Manchester Gazette Two conmen who tried to defraud the public of Salford out of cash via an ...
Wednesday, 02 October 2013
Reading Post Woman's warning over cash machine scam in Tilehurst Triangle Reading Post A woman is warning people in Tilehurst of an ATM scam after more than £1,200 was taken from her account. ...
Thursday, 05 September 2013
Warning issued on ATM scam theft Anglo Celt The Irish Payments Services Organisation has issued a warning to ATM users against a new type of distraction scam, reports of which are becoming ...
Wednesday, 28 August 2013
BreakingNews.ie Criminals target elderly with 'stuck' ATM scam Irish Examiner Ms Dillon said some people were failing to cover their hand when using the PIN keypad at an ATM. At the moment, ...
Friday, 23 August 2013
BreakingNews.ie Fraudsters steal €30k in one week with new ATM scam Irish Independent Fraudsters steal €30k in one week with new ATM scam · [TICON-A VIDEO] Michaella faces long wait for ...
Thursday, 22 August 2013
ATM users warned about latest scam RTE.ie In the past week, at least six cases of this latest ATM scam have resulted in losses of €30,000, according to the organisation. It said criminals ...
Wednesday, 21 August 2013
Irish Times ATM scammers steal €30000 in last week Irish Times More than €30,000 has been stolen in the past week through an ATM scam, according to the Irish Payment Services Organisation ...
Wednesday, 21 August 2013
BreakingNews.ie ATM scam swindles €30000 out of punters in just one week Irish Mirror The scam is carried out when the criminal places a device on an ATM machine that traps a customer's ...
Wednesday, 21 August 2013
Cash line scam alert TheGazette.co.uk A spokeswoman for the Bank of Scotland said this scam is known as "card trapping" and have urged people in Renfrewshire to get in touch if they see ...
Monday, 22 July 2013
123. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - June 2013
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... China and Russia. Eight suspects were charged in the US following the theft of $15 million using compromised prepaid cards. Cash Trapping / Card Trapping / Distraction UK banking industry body, Financial ...
Saturday, 20 July 2013
Card machine scam caught out Champion Newspapers When Matthew realised this was a scam he looked for the fraudster but never saw anyone suspicious before he told several others not to ...
Thursday, 18 July 2013
"Rotten" Romanian scammers jailed for ATM theft This is Gloucestershire THREE "rotten" scammers have been jailed after admitting stealing bank customers' cards and PIN numbers. They bought ...
Friday, 12 July 2013
Police uncover organized ATM scam in West Java, Banten Jakarta Post The National Police detained seven individuals, including two who claimed to be journalists, for their alleged involvement ...
Tuesday, 25 June 2013
127. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - May 2013
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... various countries within a period of 10 hours. In New York alone, $2.4 was cashed out.     Cash Trapping / Card Trapping / Distraction Police in the UK warned the public that organized ...
Wednesday, 19 June 2013
Your Local Guardian Father and son deny Lebanese loop attempt in Ham Your Local Guardian A father and son who allegedly tampered with an ATM machine to try to steal people's bank cards ...
Friday, 31 May 2013
Warning over cashpoint tampering Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard SHOPPERS are being warned to check cash points before they are used after an ATM in Cheltenham was fitted with a fraudulent ...
Wednesday, 22 May 2013
130. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - April 2013
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... during the month. Although most reports of cash trapping have originated from Europe, the technical simplicity of the fraud method is likely to continue its spread globally. Card Trapping / Card Swapping ...
Monday, 20 May 2013
Kildare Nationalist Criminals hatch new method of stealing from cash machines Kildare Nationalist With most ATM customers now well warned about the dangers of the skimming scam, it seems ...
Tuesday, 07 May 2013
132. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - March 2013
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... in Europe. Card Trapping / Card Swapping Card trapping, which had almost disappeared as a significant category of ATM fraud during the time ATM skimming emerged as the modus operandi of choice, is ...
Thursday, 25 April 2013
Hackney Gazette Stoke Newington man jailed for Lebanese Loop Tube card fraud scam Hackney Gazette When the victim left, they would remove the loop and card and withdraw cash from another ...
Monday, 22 April 2013
This is Gloucestershire ATM fraud: how to protect yourself This is Gloucestershire ATM fraud involves the acquisition of card details and customer PIN using devices so sophisticated the ...
Friday, 12 April 2013
ATM fraud warning as thieves rip-off Echo reporter for £1000 in Cheltenham This is Gloucestershire WHEN a cash ATM in Cheltenham swallowed Echo reporter Joe Lane's debit card, he thought ...
Thursday, 11 April 2013
U.TV Police warning over 'ATM card traps' U.TV DC Crooks said he believes organised criminal gangs are behind the scam, and has some advice for people using cash points. He said: "Be alert ...
Wednesday, 10 April 2013
The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald Be on guard after ATM card scam at Calne The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald The 31-year-old, of Baydon Grove, Calne, was playing in an evening pool match ...
Friday, 22 March 2013
138. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - February 2013
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... accounts controlled by the perpetrator. Card Trapping / Card Swapping Card trapping was detected, again predominately in Europe. Intelligence suggests that crime gangs originating from Eastern Europe ...
Friday, 15 March 2013
ITV News Police warn Wolverhampton residents of new ATM scam ITV News Police are urging cash machine users to take extra care when withdrawing cash in Wolverhampton after devices known ...
Thursday, 14 March 2013
Northwich Guardian Cheshire police warn of cash machine scam Northwich Guardian “There have been an increasing number of attacks on ATMs across Cheshire, where the fraudsters are using ...
Friday, 01 March 2013
Northwich Guardian Police warn of cash machine scam Northwich Guardian “There have been an increasing number of attacks on ATMs across Cheshire, where the fraudsters are using all three ...
Thursday, 28 February 2013
Winsford Guardian Warning after elderly woman's money stolen in Winsford Winsford Guardian The incident comes in the same week Cheshire Constabulary launches Operation Astoria, in response ...
Wednesday, 27 February 2013
Crewe Guardian Police launch Operation Astoria to fight cash machine fraud Crewe Guardian FRAUDSTERS from East European gangs have targeted Crewe cash machines as part of county-wide scams. ...
Wednesday, 27 February 2013
Scammers and skimmers The Beaver As late as last Tuesday, students were alerted that the Natwest cash machine located on Houghton Street has been the site of recent criminal activity which ...
Monday, 18 February 2013
145. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - January 2013
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Card Trapping / Cash Trapping / Card Swapping January 2013 commenced with a significant number of cash trapping events detected in Europe. In response to this type of ATM fraud, the ATMIA have published ...
Friday, 15 February 2013
Cash scam may affect thousands Malvern Gazette Mark Cazaly of the British Bankers Association said: “Banks take ATM vandalism very seriously. Not only is this a serious crime but it is ...
Friday, 15 February 2013
Man arrested over cash machine tampering East London and West Essex Guardian Series Officers were called to the shopping district at 7.50pm on Monday February 4 after a member of the public ...
Tuesday, 12 February 2013
Warning follows ATM fraud thisiseastgrinstead.co.uk Warning follows ATM fraud. Trusted article source icon. Wednesday, January 30, 2013. Profile image for Crawley News · Crawley News. ...
Wednesday, 30 January 2013
149. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - December 2012
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Card Trapping / Cash Trapping / Card Swapping Card trapping devices were prevalent in Europe through December. The traps are often used in association with cameras to record PIN entry. iPods with camera ...
Tuesday, 22 January 2013
150. ATM Fraud and Security Monthly Digest - November 2012
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  Cash Trapping / Card Trapping / Card Swapping / Leaving Transaction Live Police in the UK issued a warning to the public following a large increase in internal cash trapping known as Cash Claw ...
Thursday, 20 December 2012
This is Staffordshire Co-operative Bank customers hit by Festival Park card cloning scam This is Staffordshire "As soon as this was identified, immediate action was taken by the Co-operative ...
Wednesday, 12 December 2012
New Threat Leads International ATM Fraud Survey Credit Union Times A method of stealing both cards and cash from ATM machines came in second in a list of fraud concerns among ATM deployers ...
Thursday, 06 December 2012
Beware Card- and Cash-Trapping at the ATM Krebs on Security But experts say an increasing form of ATM fraud involves the use of simple devices capable of snatching cash and ATM cards from ...
Tuesday, 20 November 2012
154. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - October 2012
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... withdrawals. The suspect was apparently forced by an illegal money lender to make the transactions after failing to repay a loan. Card Trapping / Cash Trapping / Card Swapping / Leaving Transaction Live ...
Monday, 19 November 2012
Fraudsters target cash machines Echo Police have received reports about a 'Lebanese loop' scam and are advising people to be wary when withdrawing cash. The fraud sees a device installed ...
Tuesday, 06 November 2012
156. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - September 2012
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... ATM skimming device and miniature camera attached to an ATM. Card Trapping / Cash Trapping / Card Swapping / Leaving Transaction Live Card trapping in association with spy cameras used to obtain the ...
Monday, 22 October 2012
157. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - August 2012
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... a popular tourist detstination. Card Trapping / Cash Trapping / Card Swapping / Leaving Transaction Live Cash trapping dominated ATM fraud reports from Europe during August. Both external and internal ...
Monday, 17 September 2012
158. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - July 2012
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... was used to block the card readers of two ATMs while a third was fitted with an ATM skimming device. Following an investigation, a Romanian national was deported back to Romania. Card Trapping / Cash ...
Friday, 24 August 2012
Halton trading standards warns about ATM fraud Runcorn and Widnes Weekly News Halton trading standards warns about ATM fraud. Aug 9 2012 Runcorn and Widnes Weekly News. A SERIES of cash ...
Thursday, 09 August 2012
160. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - June 2012
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... were each sentenced to six years prison for possession of skimming and other related equipment. Card Trapping / Cash Trapping / Card Swapping / Leaving Transaction Live Card trapping and cash trapping ...
Wednesday, 25 July 2012
U.TV City ATMs fitted with scam devices U.TV Several Northern Bank ATMs were fitted with skimming devices, which stop cards from being returned and makes them available for collection ...
Saturday, 21 July 2012
Woman's bank card taken in ATM scam The Press Association A spokesman said: "At this time we are advising people to be on their guard when using ATMs, and if there is anything unusual ...
Tuesday, 17 July 2012
Scotsman Woman's bank card taken in ATM scam Scotsman Woman's bank card taken in ATM scam. Published on Tuesday 17 July 2012 14:09. Thieves took a woman's bank card as she was inside a ...
Tuesday, 17 July 2012
Fraudsters may have tried to cash in at Epworth This is Scunthorpe Be wary if you see an 'out of order' notice on a cash point which directs you to another machine. Always report any cash ...
Tuesday, 03 July 2012
165. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - May 2012
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... NZ$1m withdrawn in eight different countries. Card Trapping / Cash Trapping / Card Swapping / Leaving Transaction Live Card trapping and cash trapping in Europe remained at a significant level in May ...
Monday, 25 June 2012
Bank card cloning scam is foiled St Helens Star A BANK card cloning scam was foiled thanks to a sharp-eyed CCTV operator.
Saturday, 16 June 2012
167. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - April 2012
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... overlays and spy cameras to compromise PINs. PED compromise in New Zealand was linked to international and organized crime in April. Four suspects were charged. Card Trapping / Cash Trapping / Card Swapping ...
Thursday, 24 May 2012
Oman Daily Observer Combating ATM fraud Oman Daily Observer There are several techniques which thieves use for ATM fraud. For instance the Lebanese loop: where you try to insert your ATM ...
Tuesday, 01 May 2012
169. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - March 2012
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... resident, originally from Sri Lanka, was sentenced in Australia following eftpos compromise and subsequent fraudulent spend. Card Trapping / Cash Trapping / Card Swapping / Leaving Transaction Live In ...
Wednesday, 18 April 2012
ATM Scam Reports In Chiswick ChiswickW4.com Bank customers are being warned to be careful when withdrawing money from ATM machines in Chiswick, following at least two claims of 'scamming' ...
Wednesday, 18 April 2012
Criminals tampering with Nottingham cash machines to cheat customers This is Nottingham "If you do notice anything suspicious with the machine please contact the bank or store or contact ...
Thursday, 29 March 2012
Daily Mail Rolling in it: Romanian gangs behind nine in ten cashpoint robberies rake in ... Daily Mail Detective Chief Inspector Paul Barnard, who leads the police's cheque and plastic ...
Sunday, 25 March 2012
173. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - February 2012
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... and shoulder surfing. Europe continued to experience card trapping and cash trapping in February. Police in the UK have urged consumers to be alert and report anything unusual to the ATM owner. Transaction ...
Tuesday, 20 March 2012
EAST publishes European ATM fraud update ATM marketplace.com (press release) Two others reported loop traps, the most common being the Lebanese loop. Ram raids and ATM burglaries were reported by ...
Tuesday, 13 March 2012
175. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - January 2012
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... skimming devices being noticed by consumers, service technicians, law enforcement and other industry stakeholders. Card Trapping / Cash Trapping / Card Swapping / Leaving Transaction Live Europe continued ...
Thursday, 16 February 2012
"Lebanese loop" scammers jailed Your Local Guardian Two scam artists who used a Lebanese loop to capture bank cards at an ATM at Putney Bridge station have been jailed for 27 months. Ovidiu ...
Thursday, 19 January 2012
177. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - December 2011
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Card Trapping / Cash Trapping / Stuck Key Fraud / Leaving Transaction Live Europe continued to experience a large number of cash trapping and card trapping incidents during December. A UK judge accused ...
Wednesday, 11 January 2012
178. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - November 2011
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Card Trapping / Cash Trapping / Stuck Key Fraud Card trapping and cash trapping were prevalent in Europe during November. UK Police warned consumers to be suspicious if they notice more resistance than ...
Tuesday, 13 December 2011
179. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - October 2011
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Card Trapping / Cash Trapping / Stuck Key Fraud Cash trapping incidents continued to be reported during October, particularly in Europe. Card trapping incidents in October included some that were detected ...
Friday, 18 November 2011
Police search for ATM fraudsters in Barnet Times Series Images captured around the time an ATM fraud was committed in September at a Santander Bank in Mill Hill are being circulated in ...
Tuesday, 08 November 2011
181. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - September 2011
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
Card Trapping / Cash Trapping / Stuck Key Fraud / Leaving Transaction Live A large number of cash trapping incidents were detected in Europe during September. While recently, a particular model of ATM ...
Friday, 14 October 2011
Police warning after ATM scam discovered Eastbourne Today A SCAMMING device to rob people of their bank cards has been found in a Hailsham cash point machine. The device, known as a Lebanese ...
Sunday, 02 October 2011
Crooks corrupt cash machine in Hailsham Sussex Express The device known as a 'Lebanese Loop' was spotted by an off duty police officer in South Road. Police said the thieves place the ...
Tuesday, 27 September 2011
Brechin ATM safety initiative Brechin Advertiser Other methods of fraud by ATM include card-trapping devices which are temporarily inserted into a cash machine's card entry slot by a criminal. ...
Friday, 23 September 2011
Lingfield card scam foiled by previous victim Get Surrey AN eagle-eyed member of the public halted an attempted credit card scam in Lingfield - two weeks after he had £750 stolen using ...
Thursday, 22 September 2011
Awareness of fraudulent ATM machines Brechin Advertiser Other methods of fraud by ATM include card-trapping devices which are temporarily inserted into a cash machine's card entry slot ...
Friday, 16 September 2011
187. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - August 2011
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
Card Trapping / Cash Trapping / Stuck Key Fraud / Leaving Transaction Live In India, match sticks were used to prevent consumers completing transactions which were subsequently performed by the perpetrator. ...
Monday, 12 September 2011
Milton Keynes Today Police warn Newport Pagnell residents over fraud Milton Keynes Today Police are asking residents to be aware of a cash point which had been tampered with in Newport ...
Thursday, 08 September 2011
Cashpoint fraud device discovered at the Co-op in Main Street, Bishopthorpe The Press, York The device was found on a cash machine at the Co-op in Main Street, Bishopthorpe. It was designed ...
Wednesday, 24 August 2011
Cash card thief who used 'Lebanese loop' is jailed for 17 months This is Local London By Crime Reporter » A 28-YEAR-OLD Romanian man who used a 'Lebanese loop' to steal money from cash ...
Monday, 22 August 2011
Second cashpoint fraud warning issued Falmouth Packet People are being warned to be on their guard after another cashpoint machine was tampered with in Hayle. The police warning follows ...
Monday, 22 August 2011
Men arrested in Palma for ATM scam Euro Weekly News TWO men were arrested for allegedly tampering with ATM's in Palma. The Romanians, aged 33 and 64, supposedly blocked the money and bank ...
Thursday, 18 August 2011
193. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - July 2011
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... arrested five Bulgarian suspects thought to be involved in ATM skimming. Card Trapping / Cash Trapping Card trapping and Cash trapping were prevalent in Europe. Gardai (police) in Ireland displayed ...
Monday, 15 August 2011
Public warned of cash point fraud Wokingham Times “If your card, or cash, is withheld or you notice any suspicious behaviour please notify your bank straight away. “Barclays customers ...
Wednesday, 10 August 2011
195. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - June 2011
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... Europe which they had gained from ATM skimming. Card Trapping / Cash Trapping Card trapping and cash trapping continued in Europe through June. Ram Raid Attacks / Theft of ATM / Smash-and-Grab Following ...
Tuesday, 12 July 2011
196. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - May 2011
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction / Card Swapping Card trapping continued to be reported throughout May, particularly in Europe. In many instances, a mobile phone camera was used to observe PIN ...
Tuesday, 07 June 2011
Cashpoint fraud in Haverhill leads to police warning Haverhill Echo At about 7pm on Saturday, May 7, a woman had her card retained when trying to use the ATM at Lloyds Bank in the High ...
Saturday, 21 May 2011
Theft of ATM-card PINs on the rise in Switzerland World Radio Switzerland Switzerland has also seen a dramatic rise in the number of cases with crooks tampering on average with three cash ...
Thursday, 19 May 2011
199. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - April 2011
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... to prevent victims from using the keyboard. After the victims’ departure, the suspect removed the matchstick and completed transactions. Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction / Card Swapping Card ...
Friday, 13 May 2011
Bangkok Post Toothpick ATM thefts net millions Bangkok Post Wasan Siakson is caught on camera as he uses a stolen ATM card to withdraw money from a victim's account at a hypermarket in ...
Sunday, 01 May 2011
Police appeal after card reader scam Essex Echo POLICE are appealing for help tracing two men believed to have used a card reader to scam a woman out of £300. The device was attached to ...
Wednesday, 13 April 2011
Warning after card-scam device found at Penarth cashpoint Penarth Times CASH machine users in Penarth have been warned to be on their guard - after a suspect device was found on an ATM ...
Thursday, 07 April 2011
203. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - March 2011
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... the transactions once the victims had left the ATM. Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction / Card Swapping Card trapping in Europe continued to be reported in March. The types of trap being used ...
Wednesday, 06 April 2011
Thieves target Richmond cash points This is Local London The thieves have used techniques such as the “Lebanese loop”, a plastic strip they insert into the cash machine to capture bank ...
Thursday, 24 March 2011
Cash machine fraud alert for Croydon Croydon Guardian Croydon's fraud investigation team are warning residents after a spate of card thefts from ATMs. Across the borough there has been ...
Tuesday, 22 March 2011
206. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - February 2011
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction / Card Swapping Card trapping in Europe continued to be reported in February. In many cases, the type of trap being used can be described as a metal spring trap. ...
Wednesday, 09 March 2011
Call to beef up security at ATMs - by John Ekongo New Era Similarly, he said that with technology, banks could look at improving ATM service by having an interactive voice commanded machine ...
Tuesday, 08 March 2011
Fraud factory discovered at flat BBC News They found six cash traps, which are placed over a cash machine and use a metal bar to prevent the customer receiving the money. The money is ...
Saturday, 05 March 2011
Two men arrested after police raid on credit card fraud factory Daily Mail The flat in Harrow, north-west London, contained equipment believed to have been used in attacks on cash point ...
Saturday, 05 March 2011
Cash machine 'fraud equipment' found in Harrow flat BBC News ... hard-earned cash," said Det Ch Insp Dave Clark of City of London Police, which has been leading the investigation. "We ...
Friday, 04 March 2011
Two men charged with fraud after credit card scam The Press, York An alternative scam involved cards being skimmed and cloned abroad and then used in this country, where foreign cards ...
Thursday, 03 March 2011
Dorset cash machine fraud victims sought BBC News Police in Dorset are trying to trace people who have had their bank accounts accessed after having their card retained by a cash machine. ...
Sunday, 20 February 2011
Police issue alert over ATM cash scam Gulf Times When a victim inserts his card it becomes stuck inside the ATM. One of the fraudsters will often then appear and offer to help, watching ...
Saturday, 12 February 2011
This is London Alert over 'Lebanese loop' cash machine scam at Tube stations This is London When a victim inserts his card it becomes stuck inside the ATM. One of the fraudsters will often ...
Friday, 11 February 2011
215. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - January 2011
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... been compromised in the UK. In India, multiple incidents of card cloning were reported during January. Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction / Card Swapping A gang was found guilty of distraction ...
Tuesday, 08 February 2011
Cashpoint scammers target Harrow banks and Post Office Harrow Times The device is used alongside one of a range of simple plastic coverings stuck to the ATM's slot, which trap cards after ...
Wednesday, 19 January 2011
217. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - December 2010
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... from the UK during December. ATM Skimming / Skimming / EFTPOS Compromise ATM skimming was widely reported during December including from the US, UK, Canada and South Africa. Card Trapping / ...
Thursday, 13 January 2011
Police closing in on ATM thieves Primedia Broadcasting - Eyewitness News A gang of at least five well-dressed men have been tampering with money machines withdrawing cash from supposedly ...
Wednesday, 12 January 2011
Police hot on the heels of ATM thugs Sowetan About 80 people fell victim to a sophisticated card-skimming syndicate that targeted ATMs in and around eManzimtoti, south of Durban, last ...
Monday, 10 January 2011
Residents warned over ATM scam Get Surrey The term Lebanese loop is applied to a number of devices used to perpetrate ATM fraud by retaining the user's card. Anyone who may have seen people ...
Wednesday, 29 December 2010
221. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - November 2010
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... in many European countries. Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction / Card Swapping Card trapping continued in November, particularly in the UK. Phishing / Vishing / Advanced Fee / Funds Transfer ...
Monday, 06 December 2010
Daily Mail Is it EVER safe to use a cashpoint? Daily Mail Thousands of people could be at risk of cash machine fraud because it is now impossible to tell if a machine has been tampered ...
Tuesday, 23 November 2010
Police warning on festive theft BBC News Anyone who sees someone tampering with an ATM should not approach them but call police immediately." He advised the business community to ensure ...
Monday, 22 November 2010
224. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - October 2010
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... the ATM skimming equipment was either purchased or used within Norway. Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction / Card Swapping Card trapping, including Lebanese Loops, continued to be reported in ...
Friday, 05 November 2010
Pair from London arrested after cash points tampered with in South Oxhey and ... Watford Observer A pair of men from London have been arrested on suspicion of tampering with a cash point ...
Wednesday, 03 November 2010
London ATM crooks jailed. Finextra They were caught after tampering with cash machines in the Knightsbridge and Gloucester Road area, having fitted card-trapping devices to the ATMs, ... ...
Friday, 29 October 2010
Beware ATM card scams Harrow Observer Juncu, who had three previous convictions for similar offences, admitted one count of fraud at Harrow Magistrates' Court on October 11, before being ...
Thursday, 21 October 2010
228. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - September 2010
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
...  Card Trapping / Distraction / Card Swapping / Leaving Transaction Live India experienced incidents of leaving transaction live fraud. The modus operandi involved the suspect either pretending to need ...
Saturday, 02 October 2010
Victims lose £1600 in Highgate cashpoint scam Hornsey and Crouch End Journal SHOPPERS had more than £1600 in cash stolen from their accounts after a cashpoint machine that had been tampered ...
Wednesday, 29 September 2010
ATMIA Publishes Best Practices For Preventing Card Trapping CUinsight.com Card trapping is the theft of a customer's card through tampering with the card reader to ensure the card remains ...
Tuesday, 21 September 2010
Engineer uses chewing gum to steal ATM cards Indian Express New Delhi: The next time your debit card gets stuck inside an ATM machine, beware. It may not be just another instance of the ...
Saturday, 11 September 2010
232. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - August 2010
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... arrests were made during August. In Argentina, an ATM was targeted with explosives, the apparent motive being terrorism. Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction / Card Swapping Distraction techniques ...
Wednesday, 01 September 2010
233. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - July 2010
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... was shot dead. In another incident, shoppers and staff were left traumatised following an early evening ATM bombing attack in a supermarket. Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction / Card Swapping Card ...
Monday, 09 August 2010
Cash machine thefts Herts Advertiser On both occasions, a gang of men are believed to have fitted a skimming device to the ATM to take money from the card-owners accounts. ...  ...
Wednesday, 14 July 2010
Two women fall victim to cash machine scams St Albans & Harpenden Review POLICE are warning residents to be vigilant after two women were robbed during a "cunning" scam at a St Albans ...
Tuesday, 13 July 2010
Woman victim of drive-by bank fraud Montreal Gazette The woman was going through the ATM at 10:53 am on Sunday. She did her transaction, but when she was finished the machine failed to ...
Thursday, 08 July 2010
Skimming device found on South Woodham Ferrers cash machine Maldon and Burnham Standard “If your card gets 'stuck' in the ATM, contact your bank or card issuer immediately to get the card ...
Wednesday, 07 July 2010
Cash machine fraudsters strike again Aberdeen Press and Journal Last month, a specialist fraud unit at Grampian Police launched an inquiry after equipment was used at cash machines in ...
Wednesday, 07 July 2010
Woman gets nasty surprise at drive-through ATM West Island Gazette A woman was a victim of a fraud while using a drive-through automated teller machine at a bank on St. John's Blvd. in ...
Monday, 05 July 2010
240. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - June 2010
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... on an ATM. In Australia, an explosive attack failed to gain access to an ATM security enclosure. Explosives were also used in Spain to attack ATMs. Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction / Swapping ...
Thursday, 01 July 2010
Redhill Local Councillors ATM users reminded to be vigilant after skimming devices found in Redhill and ... Redhill Local Councillors Also, if the ATM does not return your card report ...
Tuesday, 08 June 2010
242. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - May 2010
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
...  Leaving Transaction Live Fraud The USA reported leaving transaction live fraud which primarily exploits ATMs with Dip or Swipe card readers. Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction / Card Swapping ...
Thursday, 03 June 2010
Banks' cash dispensers cordoned off by police Aberdeen Press and Journal “They should also immediately report any problems with cards being retained by an ATM to the premises where the ...
Tuesday, 01 June 2010
Detectives Reveal New Financial Rip-Offs WPBF West Palm Beach But he also has surveillance pictures of a scam people haven't seen before. "He's rigging up the ATM device so as to capture ...
Thursday, 06 May 2010
245. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - April 2010
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction / Card Swapping April card trapping incidents were significant in the UK. Lebanese Loops and other methods were used to trap or jam consumers' cards in ATM card ...
Wednesday, 05 May 2010
Cashpoint scam nets thousands, warn cops Hornsey and Crouch End Journal Police are urging customers to check the ATM for any tampering, stay alert and contact their bank as soon as possible ...
Thursday, 29 April 2010
Man arrested over Muswell Hill cashpoint fraud Haringey Independent A MAN has been arrested over allegations of tampering with a Muswell Hill cashpoint in order to obtain customers PIN ...
Wednesday, 28 April 2010
248. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - March 2010
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... of the transaction. Transaction Reversal Fraud / Manipulation / Denomination Fraud / Cash Trapping Cash trapping occurred in Thailand during March. Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction / Card ...
Tuesday, 06 April 2010
AsiaOne High-tech thieves' new cashpoint scams Yourthanet Stephen Booth, fraud intelligence analyst at Kent Police, said the simplest form of card entrapment is the 'Lebanese Loop', where ...
Saturday, 27 March 2010
Pattaya Daily News ATM Theft on The Increase Pattaya Daily News Many people believe ATM theft involves someone breaking into ATMs to steal the money, but this is not so. ATM theft involves ...
Wednesday, 24 March 2010
Police warning after cashpoint scam merchants target shoppers Manchester Evening News Thieves are using equipment to trap cards in distraction robberies at some of the city's busiest ATM ...
Tuesday, 23 March 2010
252. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - February 2010
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... Queensland, Australia, passed amendments to the Criminal Code in February, making the possession of equipment used to obtain or deal with identification information a criminal offence. Card Trapping ...
Thursday, 04 March 2010
Be on your guard at Woking cash-points Woking People Thieves are using the 'Lebanese Loop' system which retains the victims card within the ATM while they look over the shoulder of the ...
Friday, 26 February 2010
Police make hourly checks on cashpoints expressandstar.com Police are checking cashpoints in Walsall town centre for fraud devices seven days a week. It comes after three devices were ...
Wednesday, 24 February 2010
Device used to steal cash at Woking ATMs Radio 1 A Lebanese Loop, a device which retains a bank card when it is inserted into a cash machine, has been used on at least two occasions ...
Saturday, 20 February 2010
Cash point fraud gang imprisoned thisiskent.co.uk The trio pleaded guilty to charges of possession of articles for use in fraud and conspiracy to steal. Det Con Higham received a commendation ...
Friday, 12 February 2010
257. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - January 2010
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... (USA) implemented new laws in January which includes the specific offence of possession of a skimming device. Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction / Card Swapping Card Trapping was particularly ...
Monday, 08 February 2010
258. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - December 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... gas attack was reported. Statistics released by the Finance Ministry of Malaysia indicated there had been 11 attempts using explosives, eight of which were successful. Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction ...
Saturday, 09 January 2010
OAP warns of ATM cash scam The Paisley Daily Express A RETIRED mill worker is warning Buddies to be on the lookout for the latest ATM scam which could hit the town. The concerned 79-year-old ...
Tuesday, 29 December 2009
260. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - November 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction / Card Swapping Lebanese Loops and other card trapping devices were reported in November, particularly in the UK. Distraction techniques also continued to be ...
Thursday, 03 December 2009
... ATM Dispenser Manipulation Checklist (ADT)                ATM Card Trapping & Card Theft Checklist (ALT)                ...
Monday, 23 November 2009
Man jailed over Cuffley cashpoint fraud Hertfordshire Mercury By Court Reporter A ROMANIAN man has been jailed for trying to make off with a bank card from a cashpoint in Cuffley. St Albans ...
Monday, 23 November 2009
Couple fleeced by cash card scam Wigan Today A device known as a Lebanese loop – a kind of false card slot placed over the real one – was been found on the ATM outside the Lloyds TSB branch ...
Tuesday, 17 November 2009
Cash card warning Leigh Journal CASH machine users are warned to be on the guard after a device known as a Lebanese Loop was discovered inserted into the card reader of a  ...
Wednesday, 11 November 2009
265. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - October 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... e-mails in India offering income tax refunds were particularly prevalent in October. In the USA, even the Director of the FBI was targeted by a phishing e-mail claiming to be from his bank. Card Trapping ...
Monday, 09 November 2009
Cash machine fraudsters using 'Lebanese loop' trick Get Surrey A CARD fraud technique known as the 'Lebanese loop' has been used at cash machines across Surrey on at least 70 occasions ...
Monday, 26 October 2009
EAST: 640% increase in card trapping incidents at European cash machines The Paypers (abonnement) According to a report released by the European ATM Security Team (EAST), for the first ...
Monday, 26 October 2009
Fraudsters trying to capture bank cards at machines ARNnet For the first half of this year, financial institutions reported 1045 trapping incidents, according to a new report from the ...
Friday, 23 October 2009
Police charge 'cashpoint gang' Bexley Times Ionel Cadar, 30, and Adrian Cadar, 24 both of Lucerne Grove, London were later charged with possession of an article for use in fraud and conspiracy ...
Thursday, 22 October 2009
Barclays customers hit by 'Lebanese loop' credit card crime Only Finance ... are already tackling [the fraud] by upgrading our machines." The Lebanese loop consists of a special device ...
Thursday, 22 October 2009
Barclays customers hit by cash machine fraud gangs This is London The new wave of cash machine fraud, masterminded by a network of eastern European gangs has affected Barclays Bank atms ...
Tuesday, 20 October 2009
Two cashpoints targeted by thieves in Leicestershire village Leicester Mercury It is possible this could be connected to other fraudulent activity in the village." A spokeswoman for Alliance ...
Monday, 19 October 2009
273. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - September 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... related to an alleged SMS intercept (to obtain one time passwords) and phishing scam. Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction Lebanese loop card traps were used in the UK and elsewhere in September. ...
Tuesday, 13 October 2009
274. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - August 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... instructed their victims to pay ‘outstanding fines and charges' via ATM funds transfers. Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction Lebanese Loop card traps combined with fake consumer advice notices ...
Thursday, 24 September 2009
Tendring: Cash machines 'skimming' warning Clactonan Gazette Users are reminded that an ATM may genuinely keep a debit card if there are problems with the account or the card has expired, ...
Tuesday, 22 September 2009
Saffron Walden Reporter Essex police issues advice following the discovery of bank card ... Saffron Walden Reporter In these circumstances, it is possible that a customer has been the ...
Friday, 18 September 2009
Pair jailed for Wembley cashpoint theft attempt Harrow Times Members of the public who use cash machines need to be protected from this kind of fraud and theft.” Tividar, of Palmers Road, ...
Tuesday, 08 September 2009
CCTV 'shows payment with stolen credit card' CompareAndSave.com Annual figures from fraud prevention service CIFAS have shown a general rise in the crimes for 2008. In all, incident numbers ...
Wednesday, 02 September 2009
Number is up for loop gang Barking and Dagenham Post A SPATE of bank machine frauds was brought to an end after another "Lebanese loop" con artist was sentenced to 15 months in prison... ...
Tuesday, 01 September 2009
Tracy police warn residents of ATM scam Tri-Valley Herald Police investigate ATM scam: Tracy Police are warning residents to beware of a man using a phony card-reading device to steal ...
Friday, 28 August 2009
Fraud at cash machine Redhill And Reigate Life Police have arrested two men in connection with fraud at a cash machine in Bell Street, Reigate. A 37-year-old man from Croydon and a 24-year-old ...
Wednesday, 19 August 2009
Bank cards stolen at Barclays cash machine in Dunmow Herts and Essex Observer "If your card gets stuck in the ATM, contact your bank or card issuer immediately to get the card cancelled. ...
Tuesday, 18 August 2009
283. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - July 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... and steal an ATM from a restaurant in July. Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction July continued the upward trend in card trapping incidents, particularly in the UK. Lebanese Loop type traps, combined ...
Saturday, 15 August 2009
ATM bandits held in 'Point' Trinidad & Tobago Express Three persons from north Trinidad who came to Point Fortin and defraud several automated teller machines (ATM) customers in January, ...
Thursday, 06 August 2009
KOMO News Old-fashioned crooks rip off Bellevue ATM users Seattle Post Intelligencer The method used in Bellevue is different from the skimming technique thieves often use these days. ...
Wednesday, 05 August 2009
Cashpoint scam in Walsall two sentenced today BirminghamMail.net They hit the ATM outside Barclays Bank, in Lichfield Street, Walsall, but were caught out by suspicious members of the ...
Monday, 03 August 2009
police warn about scammers after cash point fraud Surrey Comet The latest victim, Pamela Hudson, 71, thought her card had been swallowed by an ATM outside the Abbey National in North Cheam. ...
Monday, 27 July 2009
288. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - June 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction Incidents of card trapping, mostly using Lebanese Loop type traps, increased significantly in June. A large number of reports from the UK included one in which ...
Tuesday, 21 July 2009
ATM fraud warning at West Sussex banks Shoreham Today THE Storrington and Pulborough branches of Barclays Bank have been targeted by thieves using loop skimming devices that retain people's ...
Tuesday, 14 July 2009
expressandstar.com Fraudsters caught in cash machine fiddle expressandstar.com The pair pleaded guilty to possession of an article for use in the course of or in connection with fraud ...
Tuesday, 30 June 2009
291. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - May 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... He had changed the value of notes from $20 to $1 utilizing supervisor codes for the ATM. Transaction Reversal Fraud (TRF) was detected in the UK during May.   Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction ...
Friday, 19 June 2009
Jakarta Police Reports ATM Scam Tempo Interaktif, Indonesia TEMPO Interactive, Jakarta: Jakarta police informed new fraud scheme targeting bank customers after a report from a customer of ...
Tuesday, 16 June 2009
Hi-tech thieves use cash machine scam Portsmouth News, UK But just eight hours later at the same bank another woman lost her card in the scam. The last reported incident happened on Friday, ...
Wednesday, 27 May 2009
Two charged over card fraud at Knebworth cash machine Hertfordshire Mercury, UK When the victim walks away from the cash machine, crooks remove the cards from a device fitted to the machine. ...
Wednesday, 20 May 2009
Dame warns of credit card scandal Only Finance, UK The writer and broadcaster lost £500 after her card became stuck in a cash machine. Two teenagers, acting as helpful members of the public, ...
Tuesday, 19 May 2009
Dame Joan caught out by ATM scamsters Gulf Times, Qatar Dame Joan, 76, was queuing at a Lloyd's TSB machine in Camden High Street when she was caught by a “Lebanese loop” scam, in which ...
Saturday, 16 May 2009
Dame Joan Bakewell is victim of £500 credit card scam Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom Dame Joan Bakewell, the broadcaster and writer, has issued a warning about cash machine crime after ...
Saturday, 16 May 2009
298. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - April 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... presented to the consumer, the victim may be unaware they have been debited for cash they did not receive. Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction In the USA (AR) incidents of card theft included ...
Friday, 15 May 2009
Joan Bakewell caught out by cash machine scammers This is London, UK She cancelled the card but did not report the theft to police, although Coutts said it would refer her inquiry to fraud ...
Friday, 15 May 2009
Bank ATM scam is foiled Haslemere Herald, UK POLICE are warning people in Haslemere to be on their guard following a would-be scam at the Barclays Bank ATM last Monday. At around 7pm, on ...
Friday, 08 May 2009
301. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - March 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... experienced some transaction reversal fraud incidents during March. Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction Police in Pennsylvania, USA , released CCTV images in March of two suspects targeting elderly ...
Monday, 20 April 2009
ATM con man steals $9500 The Wimmera Mail Times, Australia BY LAUREN HENRY POLICE are investigating the theft of $9500 from a Horsham man's bank account after an ATM scam was detected in ...
Wednesday, 08 April 2009
Warning on ATM scam Bendigo Advertiser, Australia POLICE have issued a warning about ATM scams following an incident at the Westpac Bank ATM in Mitchell Street, Bendigo, on Friday afternoon. ...
Sunday, 05 April 2009
Fraudsters target cash machines Watford Observer, UK Thieves then remove the machine from the cash point, retrieve the card and, having filmed the PIN code being entered, use the card from ...
Friday, 27 March 2009
ATM scam spreading, sheriff's office warns Lynnwood Enterprise, WA By Katya Yefimova The Island County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday warned people to keep an extra eye out for a tricky scam ...
Thursday, 19 March 2009
306. ATMsecurity.com Monthly Digest - Feb 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... a 17 year old girl suspected of tricking an ATM out of $16,000. In total the ATM is suspected of being manipulated to a total loss of $60,000. Card Trapping / Card Theft Card trapping using Lebanese ...
Monday, 16 March 2009
Phila. Police Seek Crooks Who Scammed ATM Cards of Elderly KYW1060.com, PA by KYW's Al Novack Philadelphia police continue to hunt for two men who scammed some elderly bank customers over ...
Tuesday, 10 March 2009
ATM scam suspects caught on tape 6abc.com, PA By John Rawlins MAYFAIR March 9, 2009 (WPVI) -- Officers are looking for two men who they say are running an ATM scam and stealing cash from ...
Monday, 09 March 2009
Scam Artists Target Mayfair ATM CBS 3, PA Read more in our Privacy Policy Philadelphia Police are searching for two suspects in connection to a scam set up at an ATM in the city's Mayfair ...
Monday, 09 March 2009
On Tape: ATM Scam Hits MyFox Philadelphia, PA - A scam targeting the elderly in Northeast Philadelphia has detectives vowing to put the thieves behind bars for a long time. The scam is ...
Monday, 09 March 2009
One cash machine to blame for almost half of all ATM theft in Haringey Hornsey and Crouch End Journal, UK USERS of a single cash machine in Crouch End have fallen victim to "Lebanese loop" ...
Wednesday, 04 March 2009
... ATM fraud issue is ATM card theft which includes credit card trapping and debit card trapping at ATMs. Originating in South America this type of ATM fraud has spread globally. Although somewhat replaced ...
Wednesday, 04 March 2009
313. ATMsecurity.com Monthly Digest - Jan 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... continued regularly throughout January. Police arrested another suspect believed to be linked to ATM explosive gas attacks and seized gas tanks and a firearm. Card Trapping Card trapping including ...
Friday, 13 February 2009
Gang charged after cashpoint scam Times-Series, UK - It was subsequently found that the group had placed a Lebanese loop device on to the machine — a skimming device which prevents the customer ...
Wednesday, 04 February 2009
Chip and pin could cut card fraud The National, United Arab Emirates - He described to the summit an ATM scam where the thief inserted a sticker inside the card slot, which trapped the card ...
Tuesday, 27 January 2009
316. Debit of Credit? - KARK
(News/ATM Fraud)
Debit of Credit? KARK, Little Rock -If an ATM eats your debit card, contact your bank immediately, it could be a scam to lift your card or PIN number. Some experts say credit cards or check ...
Saturday, 27 December 2008
317. ATM Crime / ATM Fraud Overview
(Articles/ATM fraud)
... more detail: Card Theft Card theft is where the perpetrator physically obtains the consumer’s card at or in the vicinity of an ATM. The most common method of card theft is Card Trapping. The most popular ...
Saturday, 29 November 2008

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