Would This ATM Skimmer Have Fooled You?

Would you have noticed this ATM skimmer, spotted on a Citibank ATM in California? The actual card slot is on the left. The skimmer is on the right. The contraption is seemingly custom-designed for this model ATM, and includes a pinhole camera for capturing victims’ PINs. Fancy.

This was an exceptionally well-disguised skimmer, which is what makes it scary. Usually you should watch for pieces that don’t seem to fit the ATM, are a different color, seem flimsy, or otherwise just seem off.

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