Police tips for reducing contactless payment fraud For shoppers
Secure your payWave/PayPass cards at all times.
Don’t leave cards unsecured at home.
Never leave your purse/wallet in your car.
Report lost or stolen cards immediately to your bank.
Never lend your card to anyone. For Businesses
Be alert to customers who appear anxious or in a hurry.
Install overt CCTV and CCTV drop down screens at entrances.
If unsure or suspicious, ask for further ID.
Trial payWave/PayPass free days where customers enter a PIN no matter the purchase price.
If you suspect fraudulent activity, report it to police on 131 444.