Beware of persons supposedly offering to help you how to operate an automated teller machine (ATM). This after a teacher lost some P30,000 to a group operating an ATM Switching Scam while trying to withdraw at an ATM inside a mall in Cagayan de Oro City.
According to a news report by TV Patrol Northern Mindanao, the incident last April 1, 2019 was caught on the mall’s CCTV. Police investigators state suspects’ modus included switching the victim’s ATM card with another without her noticing while pretending to assist the victim during withdrawal. Basically, one suspect will memorize the PIN and use the card in withdrawing from another ATM. Three other suspects were also seen serving as lookouts.
Watch this news report below .