Irish authorities uncover six-month long ATM scam in tourist town

Posted on October 14, 2013 • Filed under: Europe, Tourist Scam reports that hundreds of customers have had money stolen from their bank accounts by a skimming card gang. Officials from AIB, Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank have contacted customers in Co Donegal after what they believe was an elaborate swindle. Gardai believe skimming devices were put on banklink machines in Donegal town up to six months ago but the con is only coming to light. The gang used the details gleaned from the cards to purchase goods across the United States in many cases. Read article

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