Snopes.com has a sequence of photographs that show some bad guys scamming a good citizen out of his ATM card and his pin number. Then a sequence of photos that show how it was done. Check it out
One way to stay on top of scams and learn how the bad guys are evolving their methods is to frequently visit Ed Dickson's website. - Fraud, Phishing and Financial Misdeeds -
A must visit for those who like to keep their wallet intact.
It seems that the scams the crooks use are usually based on previous scams that worked. Most are not original. Learning about ways others have been taken by con men can set up an alarm in your mind that will hopefully go off before your money disappears. Stay aware.
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