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10:03 am
Mon October 8, 2012

An ATM Technician's Tips To Prevent Skimming

Originally published on Wed October 17, 2012 11:46 am

I was at the ATM last week, when I saw a technician checking on the machines. He told me he checks all the machines from 6pm to 9pm everyday, looking for anything suspicious.

So I had to ask him: What are some things I should check before dipping my debit card? He showed me exactly what to look out for:

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