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MAC Machine Safety|
ATM Machines have become the target of criminal
opportunities such as robberies, purse thefts, and other personal crimes. The
following is a list of suggestions to help reduce your vulnerabilities and
Here are some general rules and suggestions to keep in mind when using an ATM:
|Treat your ATM card like cash. Always keep your card in a safe place
and store in in the protective sleeve.
|Keep your Personal Identification Number (PIN) a secret. Your
ATM card will only work with your PIN. Never write your PIN on your
card, and don't store it near your card.
|Never give out information about your PIN over the telephone.
|Report a lost or stolen card immediately.
|check your receipts against your monthly statements to guard against ATM
When at an ATM
|Always observe your surroundings before conducting an ATM transaction.
|Always be aware, alert and prepared to act when visiting an ATM Machine.
|If possible, do not use an outside machine. Use machines that are inside
locked, MAC-card accessible booths or rooms.
|If you use an outside machine, use one that is well lit and visible.
|Try not to visit a machine alone. REMEMBER: The is safety in numbers.
|Minimize time spent at the ATM machine by having your card out and ready.
|Don't just walk up to the machine. Look around for suspicious cars or
|If using a drive-up machine, keep your engine running, doors locked, and
the windows up while waiting in line. In most cases a drive up machine is
safest. If there is any sign of trouble, drive off.
|When possible, leave enough room between cars to allow for a fast exit.
|Cover PIN numbers so no one can read them.
|Do not count your money while at the ATM. Don't flash cash. Don't dress
|Don't leave receipts lying around. (Take them with you.) Don't put them in
the trash container near the machine.
|Trust your instincts. If you feel something is wrong, go to another
|If anything suspicious happens, cancel your transaction and leave the