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Consumer Alert (ATM Scams) #728631

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 16, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Hackensack, New Jersey: Byron Pitts) The fast-spreading scam called "ATM skimming,” in which thieves attach camouflaged credit card readers to ATMs and retrieve personal information, including PIN numbers granting access to victims’ bank accounts, featured; details given of skimming rings in Chicago & Boston; scenes shown of a suspect in custody in Hackensack, New Jersey. [Victim Robert GREEN†- says all his money was stolen.] [Hackensack police department Chief Ken ZISA†- says it’s a growing problem.] [Transunion Fraud Victims’ Assistance Department Diane TERRY†- says victims fear that more of their personal information is in the hands of criminals.] [US Secret Service Thomas KASZA†- says people should trust their suspicions.]

Rather, Dan;
Pitts, Byron

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