Safety Updates: September 2016

September 6

Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) are commonly one of the first stops for a traveler when arriving in an international destination, and are utilized by travelers through the duration of their trip. While these machines dispense the local currency and play a large role in travel, they are also highly exploited by criminals. They make easy, unattended, and profitable targets for those using them. The majority of the losses from ATMs come from skimming devices installed on the machines to facilitate theft. In 2015, these losses totaled over $2 billion USD; which is expected to rise as skimming… Read more