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This ridiculously elaborate ATM scam to steal credit card info and pins.

This ridiculously elaborate ATM scam to steal credit card info and pins. submitted by Randolm to interestingasfuck [link] [comments]

Avoid the hidden fee ATM scam: Why you should never let Thai banks convert the currency when you withdraw THB

Many Thai ATMs show you this screen when you withdraw money and ask you if the THB should be converted into your home currency: https://imgur.com/a/eL4M8DF
This is a scam! The exchange rate they offer is very bad. It is always better to decline the conversion - then your home bank will do the conversion at a much better rate.
The image above shows the exchange rate that TMB bank offered me. I declined and let my bank do the conversion. You can see the result on my bank account: https://imgur.com/a/DCmLLAF
TMB wanted to exchange 30,000 THB for 931.57 euro, my bank did it for 861.03 euro.
One wrong click would have cost me 70.54 euro ≈ 2500 THB ≈ 80 USD
This scam can not only be seen in Thailand but many banks worldwide do it. Always decline currency conversion at the ATM!
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This ridiculously elaborate ATM scam to steal credit card info and pins.

This ridiculously elaborate ATM scam to steal credit card info and pins. submitted by kamawri to u/kamawri [link] [comments]

This ridiculously elaborate ATM scam to steal credit card info and pins.

This ridiculously elaborate ATM scam to steal credit card info and pins. submitted by total-overdoz to u/total-overdoz [link] [comments]

58 Arrested in Mercer County in Connection With Multi-State ATM Scam: Prosecutor - NBC New York

58 Arrested in Mercer County in Connection With Multi-State ATM Scam: Prosecutor - NBC New York submitted by Studio10eleven to ArrestsWeb [link] [comments]

Malaysia securities regulator warns of digital currency ATM scam risks

Malaysia securities regulator warns of digital currency ATM scam risks submitted by prosyscom to u/prosyscom [link] [comments]

Suspected ringleader of huge coordinated ATM scam across Japan entered N. Korea

Suspected ringleader of huge coordinated ATM scam across Japan entered N. Korea submitted by pvoberstein to NorthKoreaNews [link] [comments]

Suspected ringleader of huge coordinated ATM scam across Japan entered N. Korea [/u/pvoberstein]

Suspected ringleader of huge coordinated ATM scam across Japan entered N. Korea [pvoberstein] submitted by trueworldnews to worldGlance [link] [comments]

BTC ATM SCAM BE AWARE of ATMs owned by BTC Management Gmbh (AT)

Hi fellows,
I just bought €3000, 8 days ago, the BTC never arrived I just called them and thry judt bullshitted me about technical issues they have.
I think I got scammed be aware of BTC Management Gmbh's ATMs
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4 wanted in nationwide bitcoin ATM scam (double-spend attack - CAD$195k lost)

4 wanted in nationwide bitcoin ATM scam (double-spend attack - CAD$195k lost) submitted by Blahbeens to Buttcoin [link] [comments]

Possible ATM Scam?

So was using an ATM yesterday evening. (Central parkway/Mississauga Valley - Metro plaza). A well dressed guy approached the guy next to me and says he ran out of money...something on those lines....shows his Camaro parked outside and goes on to say he owns an expensive car and is really embarrassed to ask for money...they talk for a bit and finally the guy withdraws some money from the ATM and hands over to him.
Looks like a possible scam? Anyone else encountered something similar?
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Warning: Possible ATM Scam at Forest

My friend who went to EF with me just told us that her card was hacked and about $800 charges were ran up. Still waiting to hear back where/when/what the charges were for- if they were at EF or some online purchases for gift cards or expensive electronics or whatever - but just wanted to post as a heads up.
I personally never used the ATMs there, but she did, and I know of those readers people can place over the top of ATMs to gather info etc, and have heard about this happening at other festivals, so please fam check with your bank! Love ❤️
Edit: $750 in charges in NYC (she lives in MI) and will be refunded by her bank but still a bummer!!
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4 wanted by Calgary Police in nationwide Bitcoin ATM scam involving double-spend attacks (including one at Grant Park Shopping Centre)

4 wanted by Calgary Police in nationwide Bitcoin ATM scam involving double-spend attacks (including one at Grant Park Shopping Centre) submitted by wickedplayer494 to Winnipeg [link] [comments]

Reacting To Insane ATM SCAMS YOU NEED To look Out For In 2020

Reacting To Insane ATM SCAMS YOU NEED To look Out For In 2020 submitted by 99PROMOTION to u/99PROMOTION [link] [comments]

Can someone clarify Wednesday’s ATM scam? I think I got it but the way I have it payed out in my head probably wouldn’t work. How is it done and why did it work?

Edit:I’m taking about American Gods, early in the book, when Mr. Wednesday scams a bunch of money from people at an ATM, if it’s unclear.
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Winnipeg cops cracking down on bitcoin ATM scam involving posters purporting to be from ATM operators

Winnipeg cops cracking down on bitcoin ATM scam involving posters purporting to be from ATM operators submitted by wickedplayer494 to Winnipeg [link] [comments]

Man charged over ATM scam worth more than $100,000 as police probe international crime link

Man charged over ATM scam worth more than $100,000 as police probe international crime link submitted by Quesabyte to ABC_NEWS_TOP_STORIES [link] [comments]

Man charged over ATM scam worth over $100,000 as police probe international crime link

Man charged over ATM scam worth over $100,000 as police probe international crime link submitted by GeorgeYDesign to ABCaus [link] [comments]

Is this an ATM scam or what is happening?

Im a foreigner living in Joburg.
So, a few times, the latest time was this morning, I've been approached by people at the ATM after getting my money. Today it was at a standard bank ATM. This guy drove up and got out of the car and stood in line as I was getting my money, and when I was walking away he asked me to come back, and told me that I had to cancel my transaction by putting the card in and press cancel.
If not, my card was still active and people could use my account to buy airtime, the guy told me. I told him I didn't believe him and he got a bit angry and said that he doesn't work at the bank, he just wanted to help me. He then got into the car and drove off.
Something similar has happened to me twice before, the two first times it was to guys at two different ATM's in the same area (It might have been the same guys). So what is this? Is there such a thing as having to cancel the procedure even when you got your card and money back?

Edít: So I walk away every time this happen, but today and the last time there was a bunch of people looking as it happened, which made me think they were not trying to scam me. The second time it happened they claimed that they were unable to use the ATM before I had canceled (the two guys told me, but the other people in the AMT line didn't say anything.
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Canadian Police Alerts to Crypto ATM Scam of Adjacent Deceptive Poster

Canadian Police Alerts to Crypto ATM Scam of Adjacent Deceptive Poster submitted by All-Stocks to AllStocksNetwork [link] [comments]

Swiss man fails in $100 bank/ATM scam in Phnom Penh: https://cne.wtf/2019/04/07/swiss-tourist-peter-hofer-found-fiddling-with-aba-100/

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Beware of this ATM scam.

Beware of this ATM scam. submitted by shahidhanif0 to interestingasfuck [link] [comments]

How to spot ATM skimming fraud - YouTube Caught on Camera - ATM Scam - YouTube ATM Scammers caught on CCTV - YouTube ATM Forking  Robbing ATMs Using A Fork - YouTube How Does ATM Skimming Work? - YouTube

The Most Common Types of ATM Frauds. Most people would say that the two biggest threats are getting robbed at the ATM or having the person in line behind you view your PIN; however, ATM scams (like data breaches and other financial crimes) have grown more sophisticated in recent years. The sources told NJ Advance Media this is a multi-jurisdictional investigation in several New Jersey counties and in New York. The scam appears to be exploiting a glitch in Santander ATMs where ... Meanwhile, the ATM industry is coming up with ways to stop the crime. The latest technology involves making the card slots vibrate to baffle efforts to read the magnetically recorded information. For more information on ATMs and ATM scams, check out the links on the next page. 5 Clever ATM Theft Scams and How To Avoid Them With more than 1.5 million ATM machines around the world, most of us simply take our ATM cards for granted. Unfortunately, thieves know this and use it to their advantage — so ATM theft is a big problem. ATM scams can involve stealing your debit card number or personal identification number. Popular scams that thieves use include using a counterfeit device for access to the door to the ATM and ...

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How to spot ATM skimming fraud - YouTube

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