Survey finds ATM crime surged in 2017

The ATM Industry Association recently published the results of its 2017 Global Fraud and Security Survey. More than half of respondents (54 percent) reported an increase in ATM related crime, a 12 percent increase from the previous year’s survey. The survey looked at trends in ATM card skimming, PIN compromise, and other network and remote…

Don’t get ‘skimmed’ this holiday weekend!

4th of July holiday weekend could be prime time for skimmers to hit your wallet If you’re like many Americans, your July 4th plans will probably extend into the weekend. Many Americans will be traveling to see friends and family. If you’re continuing to celebrate, Better Business Bureau would like you to be extra cautious with your…

Prevent becoming a victim of skimming

Card skimming is defined by the ATM Industry Association as the unauthorized capture of magnetic stripe information by modifying the hardware or software of a payment device, or through the use of a separate card reader. Once consumers swipe their card through the fake card reader, their account information is automatically sent to the waiting…