- A Reddit user recently posted a photo that serves as an
invaluable reminder to stay vigilant at the ATM.
- The device pictured above is called a “card skimmer.”
used by criminals to record debit card data in order to withdraw money
from victims’ account.
- These devices are often indistinguishable from legitimate card scanners, and thieves will place them over the real ATM card slot to steal customer information.
- A simple, but effective technique to avoid credit card fraud at the hands of these skimmers is a quick wiggle of your card. Read more