Sunday 22 May 2022 02:13 AM Bank customers are being swindled out of thousands of pounds by crooks who send ... trends now

Sunday 22 May 2022 02:13 AM Bank customers are being swindled out of thousands of pounds by crooks who send ... trends now
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Sunday 22 May 2022 02:13 AM Bank customers are being swindled out of thousands of pounds by crooks who send ... trends now

Bank customers are being swindled out of thousands of pounds by crooks who send them fake card readers to harvest their account details and codes Criminals have been sending out fake card reader machines in latest bank scam By inserting their card the criminals are able to get vital details from the victims Action Fraud, has received 560 reports of card readers being sent out for scams

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Scammers have been successfully stealing hundreds of thousands of pounds from online banking customers by sending them fake card readers which takes the account holder's details. 

Online banking has seen a sharp rise in popularity over the past few years, but the Chartered Trading Standard Institute warned that this has caused an increase in this type of fraud.

The criminals have been cold calling household phones and giving the victim enough details to make their fraudulent story believable and sending out fake card reader machines.

The devices resemble those which are sent out to customers by particular high street banks who use them as an additional security measure when logging into their online bank accounts.

But by inserting their card into the machine, the criminals are able to get vital

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