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CRIME: Suggestion for decreasing ATM theft

Letter by Gilbert E. Hough, Lakewood on Nov. 4, 2011 at 4:26 pm | 5 Comments »
November 4, 2011 4:26 pm

I have read several articles lately regarding thieves stealing ATM access codes and passwords to ATM accounts by using cameras and code recorders.

Rather than try to educate the public about what to look for on the ATM machine, I suggest that every bank train one or more bank employee about what to look for on the ATM machine and have a trained employee check the machine at least once daily and preferably more often for unauthorized attachments on the ATM.

At the start of the business day would be a good time for this. Just stepping outside the door to do this would not be a great inconvenience.

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