One of the most simple and common ATM machine frauds is Card Skimming Machines. These machines are smaller than a deck of cards and are often ‘piggy-backed’ onto the ATM’s factory-installed card reader. They can capture data from the magnetic stripe on the back of your Debit Card.
This information can then be pasted on a fraudulent Debit Card and the captured PIN can be used to withdraw money from your bank account.
Spotting a Skimmer device in an ATM is easy. Here are 6 simple steps to help you avoid ATM machine fraud: