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How to Keep Safe at a Cash Machine

Below are some tips of how to keep safe at a Cash Machine:​

  • Be careful when using the cash machine. Make sure no one is standing too close to you.
  • If you can, use a cash machine during the day. At night, use one in a brightly lit area or one inside the bank.
  • If you can, go with friends or someone you trust.
  • Only take out enough money for what you need.
  • Keep some money in your wallet or purse and some in your pocket.
  • Do not show or give your PIN number to anyone.
  • Try to remember your PIN number. Do not write it down.
  • A PIN number is four numbers together that the bank has given you. You use this number to take money out and to pay for things when you use your card.