Police warn over cash machine scams

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Police in North Staffordshire have been made aware that a number of Cash Machines in the area have had devices fitted.

These devices have been fitted to prevent cash from being dispersed, this prevents the legitimate person from obtaining the cash they have asked for. The users card is returned and believing that there is a fault with the machine leave without the cash. The offenders return to the ATM and removes the device and then is able to retrieve the cash.

Police are asking people check ATMs when using them and if you are suspicious of a device being fitted notify the Police and the ATM provider