Consumers in the West Midlands are paying hundreds of thousands of pounds a year to withdraw their own money from cash machines
in the region, according to new research from Nationwide Building Society.
A Northumbria Police spokesman urged anyone with information to come forward and asked people using cash machines
to be vigilant.
Officers attended and recovered a sticky-backed silver plastic strip which had been found on the floor and handed into the bank "CCTV has been checked and there is no evidence to suggest this was used to attach a cloning device to the cash machine
The Business Cash Machine
provides access to hundreds of merchants who offer business credit, all with no personal guarantee required.
ATMnetwork Link said it had obtained video footage showing how criminals obtained consumers' PINs at cash machines
they had targeted.
But criminals have been switching attention to cash machine
crime, either through attacks on ATMs or by stealing from people taking out cash.
The move by Link, the operator of the UK's cash machine
network, follows 13 robberies of cash machines
since March in Northern Ireland - with the machines being pulled out of the wall.
In May 2006, Rainhill lost its free car parking with the introduction of 24hour fees, and its only cash machine
when HSBC went earlier this year.
LONDON, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- VocaLink, the transaction specialist, has announced that Halifax / Bank of Scotland (HBOS) and Sainsbury's Finance have joined its cash machine
pre-pay mobile phone top-up service available through most LINK cash machines
John Shepherd Barron, the inventor of the cash machine
, said he struck upon the idea after being confronted with a shut door at his bank.
The government has created a task force to look into the growth in fee-charging cash machine
It believes the agreement obliging operators to warn of charges is interpreted loosely by some: warning signs placed at knee height, or printed in the same colour as the cash machine
, can be difficult to read.
When using a cash machine
always be aware of the people around you.
Commenting on the cash machine
give-away, Benny Higgins, Chief Executive, Retail Banking for The Royal Bank of Scotland said: "The Royal Bank has one of the most comprehensive ATM networks in Great Britain, with 1,359 machines located as far north as the Shetland Isles and as far south as Cornwall.
AMONG the many facilities available at Cheltenham, none is more profoundly useful than the temporary cash machine
near the paddock.