How To Avoid ATM Scams

Travelers withdraw cash from ATM machines at Heathrow Airport Wednesday, July 18, 2012 as London prepares for the 2012 Summer Olympics. Tourists be warned: The Olympics crush has begun in London _ and so has the scramble for cold, hard cash in the pricey British capital. Lines are getting longer at ATMs, visitors are in sticker shock over British prices and some befuddled tourists are wondering what currency to use. Stores in the Olympic Park only accept certain credit cards and a British financial authority is even recommending that tourists make sure to bring British pounds with them. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Travelers withdraw cash from ATM machines at Heathrow Airport Wednesday, July 18, 2012 as London prepares for the 2012 Summer Olympics. Tourists be warned: The Olympics crush has begun in London _ and so has the scramble for cold, hard cash in the pricey British capital. Lines are getting longer at ATMs, visitors are in sticker shock over British prices and some befuddled tourists are wondering what currency to use. Stores in the Olympic Park only accept certain credit cards and a British financial authority is even recommending that tourists make sure to bring British pounds with them. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

I was at the ATM last week, when I saw a technician checking on the machines. He told me he checks all the machines from 6pm to 9pm everyday, looking for anything suspicious.

So I had to ask him: What are some things I should check before dipping my debit card? He showed me exactly what to look out for:

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