US News - Warning: ATM Fraud Is on the Rise

“Here's how to protect yourself from ATM skimming”

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ATM skimming is on the rise, jumping 546 percent between 2014 and 2015, according to a recent report from the analytics software company FICO. For those who aren’t aware, ATM skimming is the process of stealing debit card information – even PIN numbers – via electronic reading devices covertly affixed to ATMs. But besides swearing off ATMs forever, what can you do to protect yourself from unscrupulous thieves?

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