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Threat Of The Week: ATM Traps On The Comeback Trail

Monday, July 29, 2013 - 7:35 AM
ATM traps, once fairly common in the US, had fallen sharply out of favor in recent years as crooks focused on skimming. The bad news: ATM traps, aimed at cash or cards or both, may well be heading back to the U.S., warn multiple experts.

In fact they already are here, said Owen Wild, an executive with ATM maker NCR: “We are seeing trapping in North America.”

He added, “Trapping has become a major concern and annoyance for our customers.”

Threat of the Week: ATM Traps on the Comeback Trail
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ShorebreakShorebreak2,700 posts since
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1. Monday, July 29, 2013 - 4:39 PM
The safe way is the old way, going into the branch and getting cash from the clerk.

I do most deposits and stuff in the branch nowadays; just to be sociable.
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