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A Handy Way to Foil ATM Skimmer Scams

September 5, 2012

I spent several hours this past week watching video footage from hidden cameras that skimmer thieves placed at ATMs to surreptitiously record customers entering their PINs. I was surprised to see that out of the dozens of customers that used these cash machines, only one bothered to take the simple security precaution of covering his hand when entering his 4-digit code.