There is a warning to those using ATM cards this holiday season.
The search was on Monday night for tech-savvy bank thieves in New Jersey. Their brazen heist began with a small device hooked up to an indoor ATM machine at Bank of America in Hasbrouck Heights.
Prosecutors said he convinced investors that the ATMs would be put in convenience stores, gas stations, malls and hotels nationwide.
Police on Friday night began questioning a person of interest in the brutal robbery and sex assault of a 21-year-old city college student in Hamilton Heights.
Police said first robbery took place earlier in September, during the early afternoon at a Citibank location in Columbus Circle, then again, a week later, at a Chase ATM on West 23rd Street at mid-morning.
In the blink of an eye, during broad daylight, women at some Manhattan ATMs are being targeted and robbed of whatever money they’ve just taken out.
Three men and one woman were charged with grand larceny, unlawful possession of personal identification information and computer crimes after stealing more than $200,000.
Up until now, overdraft fees have been a huge source of income for banks. But new laws in effect soon will change all that. Still, many consumers may need to contact their banks.