Police warn ATM users after cash traps found in Lincolnshire

June 7, 2019 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire Police are reminding cash machine users to be vigilant when using ATMs after a number of cash traps have been found in the county. Cash traps were found on the two ATMs at Barclays Bank in Boston on two occasions in the past two weeks. Cash trap devices have also been found at Barclays Bank in Lincoln on May 28th.  Chief inspector Simon Skelton said: “We would ask residents to remain vigilant when using […]

Cash Machine Scam

August 9, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

Police have advised local residents to be aware after two cash machines in Spilsby were tampered with. The scam, which also affected a cash machine in Louth, involves criminals manipulating cash machines to prevent customers from receiving some, or all of the cash they’ve requested. A cash trap is usually installed at the cash dispenser shutter, and when a customer attempts to withdraw cash the transaction proceeds but the cash does not appear.  The cash is later retrieved […]