The other man said that he had taken it out and wanted to him to check whether his transactions were closed. Once he returned home his daughter enquired his father about the transaction and told him that there have been several transactions made through her account and purchases worth a lot of money from several parts of the city. The daughter of Mohammad Al-Aqeeli was notified by her bank through SMS. They now realized that they have been scammed. The father reported the incident to the police, the respected bank and the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency. They were told that there have been similar cases in the past. We cannot know as yet whether the family can get back the money they have lost. Probably because of one mistake by the father they had to loose so much money. If only Mohammad Al-Aqeeli would have checked his own pocket for her daughter’s card rather than believing on two absolute strangers!
Tips to Avoid Card Skimming Device at Cash Withdrawal Machines
- People should check ATM device for any such possible activity by tempering them. In case any indication to duplication chip or devise is evident, report it to agencies or authorities timely.
- For secure transactions, avoid withdrawing money from any such ATM machine that is devised on a side place with less light or crowd availability. Such areas are more prone to incidents and mishaps.
- ATM machines where security guards or security cameras are not available, they must be avoided in order avoid any incident from criminals.
- In case a card slot is not accepting card or it is hard to insert card don’t push card inside. It is a better option to go for any other machine for secure transaction. Once your card is stuck inside the machine, you can’t remove it without assistance of Bank ATM authorities. In case transaction is being done during night, one can’t get its card back before a reasonable period of time.
- It is a better option to choose such areas for ATM transaction where more people and security guards are available. In such areas there is less risk of criminal activities due to more security measures.
- ATM machines and cards are modern ways for money mobility but they can be proved dangerous if user is not a careful person. Care is better than cure and one should be careful enough in this regard to avoid any unpleasant activity.
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