“My son lost money af­ter his card was skimmed”

Rutherglen Reformer - - News - Edel Ke­nealy

With card skim­ming de­vices in­stalled at three cash ma­chines on Ruther­glen Main Street last week, the Re­former took to the streets to ask lo­cals if they are wary of us­ing ATMs.

Sev­eral peo­ple told us they try to use ATMs po­si­tioned within banks and build­ing so­ci­eties as they can­not be tam­pered with by fraud­sters.

Brid­get Allan from Ruther­glen said: “I am very wary of them. My son lost money af­ter, his card was skimmed.

“He did get it back from the bank, but it makes you think about it. I al­ways cover the key­pad when I’m en­ter­ing my pin num­ber.”

Elaine Walker from Ruther­glen said she tries to use cash ma­chines in­doors.

The only time I go to one out­side is if my hus­band is with me

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