Above is a photo of an ATM card skimmer found on a WAMU ATM in NYC.  The guy noticed that the reader was right in front of the ATM card slot and misaligned and was able to rip it right off of the machine and take it inside the branch.  The reader consisted of a small chip for storage and a mini-USB connector.  Please make a note of this and examine ATMs before sticking your card in it.

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  1. It’s pretty scary to see how you wouldn’t be able to spot one of those card skimmers if you don’t pay attention…thanks for posting the pic.

    #1 by San Francisco Massage — April 24, 2009 @ 2:18 am

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