BANK CARDS - Filling the gaps in cardholder protection

  • 2007-10-24
  • By Kimberly Kweder
VILNIUS - In fall 2006, the Lithuanian Criminal Police Bureau reported the nation's first case of a video recording and card reading device illegally installed on an ATM. The device, found at a cash machine in Mazeikiai, had the potential to steal thousands of bank customers' PIN codes. Luckily, Lithuanian police were able to arrest the perpetrators thanks to a tip from Austrian informants who had information about similar cases in their country 's cases where criminals had collected data from cards in Lithuania.  Just how common bank card fraud is in Lithuania is hard...
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