The recent unpleasant incident at Thessaloniki University points to a very serious everyday problem: the security of our business. And even those made with ATMs
With the large amount of financial transactions currently being made using Automated Teller Machines or ATMs, the Greek police recall some useful tips on the safety of their own users and on account protection.
How to use ATMs
- Before proceeding with the transaction, carefully check the surrounding area for suspicious removal.
- Make sure you are in the area where the ATM is located. there is no extra accessory, the presence of which is not justified.
- If you find any suspicious item, changes or marker slot, such as curved chassis, chips, additional components, holes, etc. Avoid using this ATM. Notify the Bank immediately.
- In case of saving a card or encountering any problems during the ATM Transaction, contact the Bank who gave you the card.
- Do not trust strangers who want to help you handle ATMs. or request your card PIN.
- If the machine is damaged, contact your bank phone numbers only.
- When entering a PIN code, protect the keypad so that nobody can see the four-digit number.
- After withdrawing money, look at the money carefully and as quickly as possible.
- If the transaction is not completed in the cash withdrawal process, check the transaction receipt. If you did not request proof, then update the card to A.T.M. and make sure you have an account balance or last-minute changes.
- Make sure you are not alone if you need to use IT. at night and in irreplaceable areas.
- If you plan to take a large amount of money from a bank, you should spend another person.
- If you use an ATM in a special camera, it does not allow people you do not know to enter the area during the transaction.
- Do not leave keys or valuable items in your car while using the ATM. or do not leave a car engine.
To protect your account
- Avoid using your birthday, phone number, or other personal information as a PIN (PIN) that you can easily label.
- Avoid entering your PIN anywhere.
- Do not use the same PIN on more than one of your cards.
- Choose and memorize a PIN that you know only and can not be identified with your personal items in a wallet or purse.
- Do not give your PIN to anyone, under any circumstances. If someone, for example, asks for a call from a bank and asks for a PIN check, does not give it. The bank does not use this practice. If you have a call id, type in the number on your phone and immediately inform the police.
- Never leave ATM receipts issued.
- Compare ATM cash withdrawals with your monthly informational spending on your account. If you notice any transaction that you have not made, immediately notify the Bank about it.
- Sign in on your map. It prevents anyone from manipulating your name on it.
- Never give or give your card to anyone.
- When you go with you, you only have maps that you will use.
- Report loss or loss to the Bank and the Police immediately
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