South Ribble Police has issued a warning after reports of cash machine skimming devices being used in Preston, Leyland and Bamber Bridge.Advertisement
The devices prevent your card from being ejected while recording your pin number as you type it.
A statement from police said: “Before using the machine, check if there are any loose parts on or around it – The card slot, keypad and anything above the keypad area.
“If in doubt, please contact bank staff and consider using a different machine.
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“If a device is discovered, please call the police so we can recover it and investigate the matter.”
Official advice regarding spotting skimming machines is available below.