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Re: A couple or advanced references...
On Tue, Feb 19, 2008, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote: > > On 19 feb 2008, at 7:27, Paul Ferguson wrote: > > >According to the FTC, total consumer fraud losses totaled $1.2 > >billion, with the average monetary loss for an individual at > >$349. > > >Credit card fraud was the most common form of reported identity > >theft at 23 percent, > > In many countries in Europe, people pay with debit cards that have a > PIN number. You need to both copy the magnetic strip on the card and > obtain the PIN to get at someone's money. And that's 1990s, if not > 1980s, technology. And defrauding that is now a bulk produced scam - companies in .asia mass-producing bar scanning and key input devices customised for various ATM models. Adrian