Tackling ATM crime
Gavin Hepburn explains the rise of ATM attacks and examines measures that can be taken to prevent them
While attacks on ATMs are nothing new, it was recently revealed that the number of incidents has nearly doubled in the space of just four years. While 400 attacks took place in the UK in 2014, this figure rose to 723 in 2017. Shockingly, between 2017 and 2018, one in five of all ATM attacks in Europe took place in the UK, according to data collected by the European Association for Secure Transactions. This suggests that the UK has a particularly serious . . .