You Can Buy Used ATMs On Craigslist

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  1. HardOCP News

    HardOCP News [H] News

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    Here’s a new twist on an old scam, ATMs for sale on Craigslist are being bought and used by crooks in a variety of ways (none of them good).

     
  2. pArTy

    pArTy Limp Gawd

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    hacker friend? Glad his friend can read manuels.
     
  3. jwalk6

    jwalk6 [H]ard|Gawd

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    I avoid the private ATM's like the ones found in bars, night clubs, gas stations, malls, etc. I don't even trust the ATM's that are branded (but not physically located) by my bank. I've used one in an airport but watched my bank account closely for 4 months afterward.

    I've had my card number stolen twice in the past 5 years though. So the only defense is common sense and a watchful eye on your connected bank accounts.

    :cool:
     
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    I know what I want for Christmas now!
     
  5. DoA-fLetcH

    DoA-fLetcH n00b

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    Hardocp branded atm's
     
  6. mashie

    mashie Mawd Gawd

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    Steve, you messed up the linking as the article is pointing to this thread and the comments link is just pointing to the front page news forum section... :p
     
  7. 450

    450 [H]ard as it Gets

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    I can see it now... [H]ard|Bank a KB Networks Company!
     
  8. Riftsaw

    Riftsaw 2[H]4U

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    ...for the times when you need cold [H]ard cash.
     
  9. Jester1550

    Jester1550 Gawd

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    That's no mistake... you can buy [H] ATMs here, just look on the fs thread.







    :p just kidding
     
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  11. Spidey329

    Spidey329 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    If the crooks were smart, they'd buy an ATM, put it in a location .... and then charge a $3.00 transaction fee!

    .. Oh wait ..
     
  12. mstersmith

    mstersmith [H]Lite

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    That was my thoughts. Why scam for account numbers when you could charge $5 a transaction and pay the owner of a gas station to keep it there. You would make a fortune. I guess that is why they are crooks. It does sound like a good idea may have to look into it.
     
  13. Draax

    Draax [H]ardness Supreme

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    The Superman movies have taught me you just need to collect all the fractions of cent, which are rounded off, and send them to an account.
     
  14. grizzed

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    baah the superman movies taught me that superman is lois' bitch

    Office Space for the fraction of a cent scheme
     
  15. Satyrist

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    This scheme is called Salami Slicing.
     
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