Fake ATMs Drain Your Account Dry

We’ve talked about spotting skimmers placed on ATMs before, but what if the whole ATM is a skimmer?

Thieves in China bought a normal ATM machine and installed it on a busy Beijing street to scoop up victims debit card info. They then embedded the stolen info on debit cards they manufactured and started sucking up all the money in the duped customers’ accounts.

It was spotted in Beijing, but given China’s fondness for exporting, best to be forewarned.

Fake ATM dupes China bank customers [AFP]