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Friday, 19 June 2009
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Monday, 09 October 2017
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Tuesday, 25 July 2017
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Tuesday, 16 May 2017
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Wednesday, 05 April 2017
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Friday, 17 February 2017
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Thursday, 29 December 2016
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Wednesday, 23 November 2016
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Friday, 02 September 2016
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Friday, 22 July 2016
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Friday, 22 July 2016
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Tuesday, 10 May 2016
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Sunday, 24 April 2016
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Wednesday, 20 April 2016
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Wednesday, 13 April 2016
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Friday, 25 March 2016
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Friday, 18 March 2016
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Thursday, 03 March 2016
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Friday, 05 February 2016
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Monday, 01 February 2016
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Tuesday, 22 December 2015
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Monday, 21 December 2015
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Wednesday, 11 November 2015
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Monday, 14 September 2015
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Thursday, 25 June 2015
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Saturday, 09 May 2015
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Wednesday, 15 April 2015
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Wednesday, 03 December 2014
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Monday, 01 December 2014
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Saturday, 23 August 2014
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Thursday, 14 August 2014
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Saturday, 12 July 2014
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Thursday, 05 June 2014
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Wednesday, 04 June 2014
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Friday, 30 May 2014
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Thursday, 29 May 2014
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Wednesday, 09 April 2014
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Saturday, 30 November 2013
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Thursday, 21 November 2013
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Wednesday, 28 August 2013
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Tuesday, 23 July 2013
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Friday, 07 June 2013
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Thursday, 06 June 2013
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Wednesday, 13 March 2013
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Monday, 11 March 2013
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Sunday, 13 January 2013
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Saturday, 12 January 2013
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Wednesday, 17 October 2012
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Wednesday, 12 September 2012
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Tuesday, 14 August 2012
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Wednesday, 08 August 2012
New ATM scam in the east Pretoria East Rekord Bank customers have been warned of a new distraction scam in which they may lose their hard earned cash if not alert. The scam involves robbers ...
Monday, 09 October 2017
India Today Bihar ATM fraud: 26-year-old kingpin arrested for running training schools to teach fraudulence India Today Pankaj Sahni, a 26-year-old Physics graduate was recently arrested. ...
Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Pensioner targeted in superstore card scam park scam scam Champion Newspapers A spokesperson for Merseyside Police said: “Officers are urging people using chip and pin and ATM machines ...
Tuesday, 16 May 2017
Warning about 'cancel' ATM scam Independent Online First National Bank has warned ATM users that criminals are targeting ATMs with card cancellation facilities as a new method of cheating ...
Wednesday, 05 April 2017
East London and West Essex Guardian Series CCTV released after cash point thefts in Loughton East London and West Essex Guardian Series Police have issued CCTV of three men they are hunting ...
Friday, 17 February 2017
Bradford Telegraph and Argus SCAM ALERT: Warning over cashpoint distraction after theft (From ... Bradford Telegraph and Argus SHOPPERS are being warned to watch our for thieves at cashpoints ...
Thursday, 29 December 2016
BBC News Three men found guilty of west of Scotland ATM thefts BBC News Three men have been found guilty of carrying out thefts and a robbery at ATM machines in the west of Scotland. Felix ...
Wednesday, 23 November 2016
... A pensioner who stole money from residents through distraction thefts at ATMs has received a 20-month prison sentence. Share.  ...
Friday, 02 September 2016
ITV News Bank releases advice as new ATM scam sweeps the country ITV News Bank customers are being warned to stay alert after a new distraction scam sweeps the country. The scam has led ...
Friday, 22 July 2016
... gangs have a brand new way of getting your money - and it takes just a few seconds. It's all about the distraction, and while you are looking the other way fraudsters are taking money from ...  ...
Friday, 22 July 2016
BBC News Three men reported over ATM thefts in west of Scotland BBC News Three men have been reported to prosecutors following a spate of robberies at bank ATMs across the west of Scotland. ...
Tuesday, 10 May 2016
Police hunt gang responsible for spate of thefts at ATMs STV News Police have warned the public to be extra vigilant after hundreds of pounds were stolen. Theft: The victims were targeted ...
Sunday, 24 April 2016
AOL Money UK Grandmother, 72, defeats ATM robbers AOL Money UK She was initially taken in by the ATM scam, but when she realised what was going on, she fought back with impressive gusto. ...
Wednesday, 20 April 2016
WPBF West Palm Beach Man arrested for stealing money from customers' bank accounts WPBF West Palm Beach Each man would disable the drive-up ATM – one by hanging an out-of-order sign and ...
Wednesday, 13 April 2016
Man Held for ATM Fraud The New Indian Express The SR Nagar police on Thursday arrested a 25-year-old person for committing attention diversion offences at ATM centres in the city. Police ...
Friday, 25 March 2016
Times LIVE Slick hands at the ATM Times LIVE Hendricks said the syndicates appeared to use various techniques to con their targets. "These guys almost always have cash in their hands so ...
Friday, 18 March 2016
Limerick Post Limerick Gardaí investigate new ATM card scam Limerick Post GARDAÍ in Limerick are investigating a “distraction” type theft after a woman was targeted by thieves operating ...
Thursday, 03 March 2016
CJAD Montreal police arrest suspected ATM fraud artist CJAD Montreal police says they've arrested a 37-year-old man suspected of defrauding people — mainly young women in their twenties ...
Friday, 05 February 2016
NDTV Man Involved In Over 100 Cases Of ATM Fraud Arrested In Delhi NDTV New Delhi: Delhi Police has arrested a man, involved in more than 100 cases of ATM fraud in Delhi and surrounding ...
Monday, 01 February 2016
Lincolnshire Echo NatWest repays £23000 stolen from 93-year-old war veteran in bank scam Lincolnshire Echo NatWest has confirmed that it is repaying the £23,000 that callous thieves stole ...
Tuesday, 22 December 2015
WATCH: UK police release footage of theft which saw over €31000 stolen from ... Newstalk 106-108 fm Police in England have released footage of a 'distraction theft', which saw stg£23,000 ...
Monday, 21 December 2015
Police issue CCTV appeal over ATM thefts St Helens Star POLICE want to speak to these people who they believe may be able to help them in their investigation of ATM distraction thefts ...
Wednesday, 11 November 2015
Ruthless ATM Thieves Tackled By Female Victim LBC 97.3 Ruthless ATM Thieves Tackled By Female Victim. 0. Monday 14th September 2015. This shocking video shows just how fast ATM thieves ...
Monday, 14 September 2015
Western Daily Press Police warn over bank card stealing scam on Cheltenham cash machines Western Daily Press Police warn people to be on their guard when drawing money out of cash machines ...
Thursday, 25 June 2015
580 CFRA Radio Thieves using distraction to steal ATM cards 580 CFRA Radio The Ottawa Police are warning the public about a string of distraction thefts in the capital. Two men are reportedly ...
Saturday, 09 May 2015
Daily Echo Hampshire pensioner has £3000 stolen in city centre distraction crime Daily Echo Be aware of whether people are trying to look over your shoulder, and always be vigilant when ...
Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Moneyweb.co.za Credit card fraud explained Moneyweb.co.za If you are disturbed or interfered with whilst transacting at the ATM, your card could be skimmed by being removed and replaced ...
Wednesday, 03 December 2014
Staffordshire Newsletter Stone pensioner targeted in cashpoint theft Staffordshire Newsletter Police are hunting for thieves who stole cash from a pensioner after distracting him at a ...
Monday, 01 December 2014
Home News Cops hunting these two women, wanted for a rash of... Brampton Guardian The suspects then use the stolen ATM and credit cards to make cash advances and obtain money from their ...
Saturday, 23 August 2014
Telegraph.co.uk Five scams on the rise in 2014 Telegraph.co.uk Shoulder surfing involves a fraudster looking over someone's shoulder as they enter their PIN at an ATM, and then distract ...
Thursday, 14 August 2014
Police apprehend three ATM thieves gulfnews.com Police apprehend three ATM thieves. Men targeted residents, especially women, who had withdrawn cash from machines. By Samihah Zaman, Staff ...
Saturday, 12 July 2014
Daily Mail Romanian scammers stole £300 from woman at Santander bank Daily Mail Just inside the high street branch, the two Romanians who pointed out that she had just dropped £5 were ...
Thursday, 05 June 2014
Daily Mail Caught on CCTV: Moment 'polite and charming' Eastern European scammers ... Daily Mail Just inside the high street branch, the two Romanians who pointed out that she had just ...
Wednesday, 04 June 2014
Two arrested in connection with cash point scam The Northern Echo 1:57pm Friday 30th May 2014 in News. TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of theft in connection with an incident at ...
Friday, 30 May 2014
The Northern Echo Cash point scammers target customers in Middlesbrough bank The Northern Echo THREE men being hunted for running a cashpoint theft scam are suspected of targeting elderly ...
Thursday, 29 May 2014
Lichfield Mercury Alert in Lichfield and Burntwood over 'Eastern European' map and directions scam Lichfield Mercury “In every case, the victim has been identified by the offenders, after ...
Wednesday, 09 April 2014
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
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
Man targeting bank customers arrested in Sharjah gulfnews.com Police arrest ATM robber suspect · Be alert when withdrawing cash · Sharjah Police launch smartphone web app · All articles ...
Tuesday, 23 July 2013
92. 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
93. 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
ATM 'Shoulder Surfing' Card Fraud On Rise Sky News Cashpoint users are being urged to be particularly careful when withdrawing money from ATMs as card fraud rises sharply. 3:26pm UK ... ...
Friday, 07 June 2013
This is Plymouth Bank card thefts at ATMs rise sharply This is Plymouth Detective Inspector David Timmins, from the DCPCU, said: “These fraudsters can be highly persuasive, so our message ...
Thursday, 06 June 2013
Waikato Times Scammers steal from 84-year-old man Waikato Times An 84-year-old man has become victim of a scam after he was "assisted" by others to use the parking machine at Hamilton ...
Wednesday, 13 March 2013
Bexley supermarket shoppers targeted by gang of scammers This is Local London Detective Inspector Steve Goodhew from Bexley police said: “We know these criminals apply this scam at ATM ...
Monday, 11 March 2013
Two involved in ATM fraud held Times of India BAHRAICH: The Balrampur police and SOG team have arrested two members of a gang involved in committing frauds by exchanging ATM cards. A car, ...
Sunday, 13 January 2013
More reports of ATM fraud in CT Eyewitness News CAPE TOWN - Authorities say there have been increased reports of ATM fraud throughout the Mother City during the Festive season. Cape Town ...
Saturday, 12 January 2013
Councillor victim of cash point scam Your Local Guardian Councillor John Whelan, who represents Thurlow Park ward, fell prey to a scam at an ATM in Croxted Road, West Dulwich, during a ...
Wednesday, 17 October 2012
Issaquah Police Join Feds in Warning About 'Parking Lot ATM Bandits' Patch.com Issaquah Police, a federal task force and other law enforcement agencies are warning local residents about ...
Wednesday, 12 September 2012
Police warn lone women shoppers of latest scam to steal bank cards This Is Wiltshire The stolen card is always used at the nearest ATM at the supermarket or in the shop before the victim ...
Tuesday, 14 August 2012
Police would like to interview these possible witnesses in a fraud scam ... South African Police Service The unsuspecting man was drawing cash at an ATM when he was distracted. A wily ...
Wednesday, 08 August 2012
Further warnings after more cash point distraction thefts Harrow Times By Anna Slater » Police are warning the public to take care when withdrawing money from cash points after a further ...
Wednesday, 15 February 2012
Independent Online Five nabbed in attempted ATM robbery Independent Online By Benita Enoch The cash and items recovered from the arrest of four suspected ATM thieves, in Cato Manor, Durban. ...
Wednesday, 25 January 2012
Cops can't nab ATM thieves despite footage Times of India PANCHKULA: The rising number of ATM thefts and bank frauds have stumped Panchkula police. Even the clear CCTV camera footage doesn't ...
Monday, 02 January 2012
Deptford Township police, security experts warn of hidden theft dangers amid ... NJ.com By Joe Green/Gloucester County Times It's a nippy late fall evening, your arms laden with bags, ...
Sunday, 20 November 2011
108. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - September 2011
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... was predominantly targeted, other models were also targeted in September. Card trapping and distraction techniques were also prevalent in Europe and South Africa. In the UK, a member of the public who ...
Friday, 14 October 2011
Four Suspects Arrested for ATM FRAUD in Rustenburg Platinum Weekly Rustenburg – The Joint operation between members of SAPS Commercial Crime Unit in Klerksdorp, Security Management Solutions ...
Monday, 26 September 2011
This watchman turned thief for his lady love Daily News & Analysis By DNA Correspondent | Place: Ahmedabad | Agency: DNA “I became a thief to fulfill the needs of a woman I was in love ...
Friday, 26 August 2011
Lancashire Evening Post Warning over cash machine scam Lancashire Evening Post In both offences, committed at Lloyds TSB in Lancaster Road and HSBC in Fishergate, an offender posing as ...
Thursday, 28 July 2011
ONGAR: Warning after cash machine theft East London and West Essex Guardian Series POLICE are warning of a cash machine scam after a woman had her bank card and £250 stolen. The woman ...
Thursday, 14 July 2011
Scam Trick Dupes Chester Shoppers Chester Standard On two occasions in Chester last month, users of an ATM on St Werburgh Street reported that they were approached by foreign nationals ...
Wednesday, 06 July 2011
ASBO for cashpoint predator aged just 15 Manchester Evening News Coun Jim Battle, deputy leader of Manchester Council, said: "This was completely unacceptable criminal behaviour and Manchester ...
Tuesday, 21 June 2011
115. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - May 2011
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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
116. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - April 2011
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... 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
117. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - March 2011
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... 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
Theft scam resurfaces Montreal Gazette A March 21 incident in Dollard des Ormeaux has caused police to warn residents about a money scam that appears to have resurfaced in the area. "A ...
Thursday, 31 March 2011
Peterborough Today Police warning over cashpoint thieves Peterborough Today The police spokesman added: “The likelihood of becoming a fraud victim at a cash machine is very low and the ...
Wednesday, 30 March 2011
Woman foils thief in cashpoint scam in Wolverton AboutMyArea Had it been a quieter ATM then I wouldn't have stood a chance. "I felt terrible afterwards. I have never shaken so much. The ...
Tuesday, 29 March 2011
Phuket Gazette Phuket ATM scams run rife Phuket Gazette PHUKET: An English expat has gone public about 814000 baht allegedly stolen from his bank account in an ATM scam. Following the ...
Tuesday, 22 March 2011
122. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - February 2011
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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
Waltham Abbey police in scam warning Hertfordshire Mercury “I would like to alert people of this possible scam and remind people to be aware of their surroundings when drawing cash from ...
Tuesday, 22 February 2011
WALTHAM ABBEY: Police hunt pair after distraction theft East London and West Essex Guardian Series I would like to alert people of this possible scam and remind people to be aware of their ...
Monday, 21 February 2011
125. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - January 2011
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... 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
Distraction Cashpoint Thieves Jailed 4ni.co.uk After the victim had got off the bus and was walking to her house they marked her by spraying a foul-smelling substance on her coat and stole ...
Monday, 31 January 2011
London Daily News South American thieves jailed in "cashpoint" grab heists London Daily News ... N16, they marked her by spraying a foul-smelling substance on her coat and stole the cash. ...
Friday, 28 January 2011
Over $3 million pesos taken in Banco Galicia robbery Buenos Aires Herald Police officials are still searching for clues and suspects, but after various “distractions”, such as a vehicle ...
Wednesday, 19 January 2011
129. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - December 2010
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... Card Theft / Distraction / Card Swapping Card trapping continued in December, particularly in the UK. Ram Raid Attacks / Theft of ATM / Smash-and-Grab During December, ram raid attacks continued ...
Thursday, 13 January 2011
130. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - November 2010
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... 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
Thieves snatch grandmother's Christmas present cash in Southampton This Is Hampshire.net “If you withdraw money from a bank or cash point, try to assess if you are being watched or followed ...
Friday, 03 December 2010
... that distraction fraud, as you clearly ...  ...
Saturday, 06 November 2010
133. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - October 2010
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... 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
EPPING: Police release images of CCTV scam suspects Guardian Series POLICE have released CCTV images of two men they suspect of being involved in a cashpoint scam. During the scam in Epping ...
Wednesday, 03 November 2010
CCTV appeal in 'cash machine scam' probe in Essex BBC News A CCTV image has been released of two men police want to speak to over a theft from a bank customer using a cash machine in Essex. ...
Tuesday, 02 November 2010
EPPING: Cashpoint scammers strike again Guardian Series Essex Police crime reduction officer Tony Ellis said: “When you are using an ATM there is a tendency to focus purely on the machine ...
Wednesday, 27 October 2010
LOUGHTON: Cash point scam uncovered by CCTV Guardian Series Images of a theft at an ATM in Loughton High Road show the 57-year-old victim being approached by two men who stand on either ...
Monday, 18 October 2010
LEYTON: Thieves target 80-year-old shopper Guardian Series It later emerged that £300 had been withdrawn from her Barclays account at a nearby cashpoint within five minutes of the theft. ...
Monday, 18 October 2010
139. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - September 2010
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...  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
Indian Express Thieves distract guard, driver, make away with Rs 19 lakh Indian Express Unidentified men stole Rs 19 lakh from a security van outside an ATM centre in Mahim on Wednesday ...
Wednesday, 29 September 2010
Box consisting Rs 19 lakh stolen IBNLive.com PTI | 08:09 PM,Sep 29,2010 Mumbai, Sep 29 (PTI) Unidentified men today stole a box consisting Rs 19 lakh that was to be deposited in a bank ...
Wednesday, 29 September 2010
... it showed that you had suffered distraction fraud. ...  ...
Saturday, 11 September 2010
Caught on Camera: Card thieves preying on unsuspecting shoppers Birmingham Mail If you believe you have become a victim of fraud or card theft, please contact your bank or building society ...
Thursday, 02 September 2010
144. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - August 2010
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... 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
Fos: cashpoint fraud against elderly on rise FT Adviser The Fos said she fell foul of fraud withdrawing £50 from her local branch after a smartly-dressed man approached her mid-transaction ...
Wednesday, 25 August 2010
Execte News “Booby” Trap Gang Arrested Execte News Police in Paris, France have arrested two teenage girls who had allegedly stole hundreds of Euros from cash machine customers after distracting ...
Thursday, 19 August 2010
Wanted: MBTA's dirty dozen Boston Herald John Bagley, 56, Boston: Wanted for credit card fraud for allegedly spying on people's PINs at a Sovereign Bank ATM inside South Station and then ...
Tuesday, 17 August 2010
'Boob bandits' use breasts in cashpoint raid Asylum.co.uk Guns, knives and even flowers are all known tools of the robbery trade. But a pair of enterprising female French crooks have come ...
Monday, 16 August 2010
Telegraph.co.uk Women expose breasts to steal from ATM customer in Paris Times of India PARIS: Two women, described by police as attractive, exposed their breasts to a man inside an ATM ...
Sunday, 15 August 2010
Telegraph.co.uk Thieves use breasts to distract victim Telegraph.co.uk Police in France are looking for two attractive female thieves who bared their breasts at a man at a cashpoint to ...
Friday, 13 August 2010
151. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - July 2010
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... 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
Malaysia Star 'Hit-and-run' S. American robbers prove tough to track Malaysia Star There was a case about a group who broke into houses at posh neighbourhoods in the Klang Valley. One ...
Sunday, 18 July 2010
Robbers' day out in Noida, Gzb Hindustan Times "While the two employees were inside the ATM, Rajvir Singh, the guard, remained inside the van and was distracted by criminals who had placed ...
Friday, 16 July 2010
154. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - June 2010
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... 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
Cash point scam warning Morpeth Herald A MORPETH pensioner was scammed out of a substantial sum of money after being targeted by cashpoint thieves. The 76-year-old was trying to withdraw ...
Thursday, 01 July 2010
Mid-Day Diversion thieves strike again Mid-Day Jitendranath states in his complaint that was busy withdrawing money from the State Bank of India ATM on Residency Road while the driver ...
Wednesday, 30 June 2010
Drop money scam: 3 caught Straits Times Avoid exposing your cash and conceal your notes quickly once the ATM dispenses the money. - Secure your vehicle doors and windows when it is left ...
Wednesday, 23 June 2010
Menifee Sheriff's department releases surveillance footage after ATM thefts Valley News MENIFEE - Sheriff's investigators released surveillance footage today in hopes of finding three ...
Thursday, 10 June 2010
Scammers target Birmingham city centre cashpoint users BirminghamMail.net The pair were captured on cameras seconds after a man fell victim the ATM scam in Birmingham. The victim, in his ...
Monday, 07 June 2010
160. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - May 2010
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...  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
Police hunt for distraction thieves Diss Express Police in Birmingham are appealing for information in their hunt for two men who they believe are involved in a cash machine scam. The ...
Wednesday, 02 June 2010
Globe and Mail Thieves spray victims with feces, police say Toronto Star Police say the suspects strike after their victims make ATM withdrawals. First, one suspect walks up behind the ...
Friday, 28 May 2010
163. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - April 2010
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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
164. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - March 2010
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... 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 Alternative Theft Mechanisms Malaysia Star Surveillance cameras (held above) and data skimming devices (below) can be installed on ATMs to capture users' Personal Identification ...
Saturday, 27 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
167. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - February 2010
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... / Card Theft / Distraction / Card Swapping Throughout February, card trapping was prevalent in the UK. In one UK town, police were reported to be checking ATMs hourly for evidence of card traps such ...
Thursday, 04 March 2010
Cash gone after moment's distraction The Sun Daily Police today warned of a scam whereby thieves have siphoned off thousands of ringgit after they cunningly steal ATM cards and PIN numbers ...
Monday, 22 February 2010
169. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - January 2010
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... (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
170. 2009 - Skimming Review
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... two suspects were arrested in May using cloned cards and PINs. Distraction, shoulder surfing and hand held skimming was reported in Namibia. Two arrests were made in May. The technique included the perpetrator ...
Tuesday, 19 January 2010
Watch out for thieves in Marlborough say police This is Wiltshire.co.uk A girl of 15 and a boy of 12, who were recently arrested after an attempt to distract a man using a bank cash point, ...
Friday, 15 January 2010
172. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - December 2009
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... 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
Tricksters target ATM customers to cash in Cambridge News CON artists have tricked people out of hundreds of pounds as they used cashpoint machines. A couple struck on Saturday, stealing ...
Tuesday, 22 December 2009
174. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - November 2009
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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
Daily Mail Six held over child trafficking BBC News Six people have been arrested over an alleged child trafficking ring after 15 youngsters were found by police during raids across Manchester. ...
Monday, 23 November 2009
Jail for cashpoint thieves who targeted pensioners Ealing Gazette "Following the consultation, all parties involved recognised the problem of ATM thefts and agreed to deal with the issue ...
Tuesday, 17 November 2009
177. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - October 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... / Card Theft / Distraction One of four female suspects thought to be involved in combined honey trap, shoulder surfing and card theft was arrested in the USA (TX) in October. Lebanese Loop and Exit Flap ...
Monday, 09 November 2009
BSP warns vs ATM switchers, surfers Philippine Star It also urged ATM cardholders to inspect machines before any transaction and look for fraudulent card reader devices. “If some parts ...
Thursday, 05 November 2009
Teenager in cash machine scam Wigan Today The 17-year-old, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, appeared before Wigan Magistrates' Court charged with theft and fraud. ...  ...
Thursday, 29 October 2009
Conlon on Crime: Cloth Hall Street cash machine raids Huddersfield Examiner We now need your help in tracing two people in connection with the ATM job at Lloyds TSB bank on Cloth Hall ...
Wednesday, 28 October 2009
Crime gangs target Spring Racing Carnival ABC Online They are expecting small groups of sharply-dressed thieves, who they say have been operating in South America and who hit Melbourne ...
Sunday, 25 October 2009
Credit card cloning scam busted CJAD You might want to consider looking over your shoulder whenever you use your debit card after you read this next story. A bank card scam was busted ...
Thursday, 15 October 2009
CTV Montreal SQ break up bank card theft ring CTV Montreal ... see you with a map to distract you, ask you information, direction and one of them go to steal in your pocket or purse your ...
Thursday, 15 October 2009
184. 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
Kingstanding cashpoint thieves alert Sutton Coldfield Observer THIEVES stole money from a Kingstanding cashpoint after they distracted a man who was withdrawing cash. Just minutes later, ...
Friday, 02 October 2009
Thieves pocket £600 in cash machine raids Reading Chronicle POLICE are warning shoppers to stay alert at cash machines after thieves made off with £600 in two separate attacks in Caversham ...
Monday, 28 September 2009
187. 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
New Tactic To Steal ATM Cards Bernama KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 25 (Bernama) -- Police have come upon a new tactic by foreign badhats to steal automated teller machine (ATM) cards at ATM machines ...
Tuesday, 25 August 2009
189. 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
Jail looms for ATM fraudsters Daily Examiner But it was a sentence that never came, and the three Romanian nationals who appeared in Grafton Local Court yesterday on a string of fraud ...
Tuesday, 04 August 2009
Straits Times ATM card switch scam Straits Times KUALA LUMPUR - CON artists are now using a new tactic to rob people at auto-teller machines (ATM) by swapping ATM cards. Acting with accomplices, ...
Monday, 27 July 2009
Fraudster hid skimming device in her cleavage Independent Online A fraudster dubbed "the competition lady" was sent to jail for 10 years on Thursday for duping elderly people out of their ...
Thursday, 23 July 2009
193. 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
Woman was victim of cashline trickery Ross-Shire Journal Inverness was the next stop for the culprits where they took another £400 from an ATM, and then they moved on to Fort William where ...
Friday, 17 July 2009
myFM Radio News ATM Scam With Unique Twist Operating In Quebec myFM Radio News Surete Du Quebec Police warning Pontiac residents about an ATM scam that uses an attractive person of the ...
Monday, 13 July 2009
Man jailed for distraction burglaries in Belper Belper News, UK A man who committed fraud and distraction burglaries across Derbyshire, including three in Belper has been sentenced to five ...
Wednesday, 24 June 2009
JUST IN: Man who defrauded elderly jailed after Gloucestershire ... Stroud News and Journal, UK A YOUNG man who committed 69 distraction burglary and fraud offences against elderly victims ...
Wednesday, 24 June 2009
198. 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
Third Romanian held for ATM fraud Daily Examiner, Australia THE third person involved in a Romanian ATM fraud team that allegedly ripped off Clarence Valley shoppers earlier this year ...
Tuesday, 16 June 2009
200. 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
Two credit card suspects nabbed Informante, Namibia Although police could not comment, a source alleged that Shikale was arrested when he approached the tourist who was withdrawing money ...
Thursday, 07 May 2009
Man sought in identity theft The Daily Advertiser, LA The man, believed to be in his mid 50s or early 60s, has obtained information and ATM cards of several victims from pickpockets who work ...
Wednesday, 22 April 2009
203. 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
Woman loses R2 000 in ATM scam The Witness, South Africa They dress the part, swipe your card and withdraw your hard earned money in broad daylight. Video footage of the ATMs on the second ...
Tuesday, 24 March 2009
Woman loses R2 000 in ATM scam The Witness, South Africa They dress the part, swipe your card and withdraw your hard earned money in broad daylight. Video footage of the ATMs on the second ...
Tuesday, 24 March 2009
ATM fraudsters about Manning River Times, Australia POLICE are urging people to take extra care when using ATMs, following a number of fraud related offences in the Taree and Forster Central ...
Monday, 16 March 2009
ATM thieves stalk Valley Daily Examiner, Australia They then either distract the victim after they've left the shop in order to steal their wallet, or they distract people at the ATM and ...
Thursday, 12 March 2009
Public warned of ATM scam ABC Regional Online, Australia Police say a group operating in the area is watching people enter their PIN before stealing their bank card. It is believed the group's ...
Wednesday, 11 March 2009
Watch out for ATM bandits Coff's Coast Advocate, Australia THE world is a dangerous place and it has got a lot more dangerous with the arrival of a dangerous gang of ATM thieves here on the ...
Wednesday, 11 March 2009
210. ATM Crime / ATM Fraud Overview
(Articles/ATM fraud)
... the consumer’s card is exchanged for a card of similar appearance. This distraction method is often executed at the time that the consumer’s card is being returned or ejected to the consumer following ...
Saturday, 29 November 2008

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