Ask Asa: Cloned Debit Card Warning

ATM (credit: CBS 2)

ATM (credit: CBS 2)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It’s hard to dispute the wonders of electronic banking. Modern technology has given us near instant access to our money. However, these tools have also allowed others to help themselves to our cash.

How do you protect yourself? Ask Asa.

**Editor’s Note: The victim of the scam was not a customer of Amalgamated Bank, as suggested in the video report. The bank’s ATM was simply used by the suspect to withdraw money from the victim’s account.

If you have an idea for a consumer story, send an email to ASKASA.@CBS.COM