skimming is still actual in holland 11January 2010 Mar 04, 2010
This part is more for the dutch people travelling with an OV card.
In Amsterdam zijn 2 oplaadautomaten voor de ov chipkaart gemanipuleerd zodat er geskimmt kon worden. Dus ook hier opassen geblazen. Ook hier zijn de gegevens gekopieerd en daarmee heeft men kans gezien om de rekeningen van de gedupeerden te plunderen.
Please read this! Important
this is the link, it will help you.
Skimming is becomming a huge problem!
Traveller be aware of that in Holland. If you need money or want to buy something in a store, pay cash. Collect your money in a bank office. Because your card will be blocked immediately. You are not able to pay anything anymore. It takes some time to get your money and card back. (although for people in Holland).
It is very hard to discover a machine who is manipulated, sometimes they use a camera above the machine to see your code. Or they use an extra button to read your card. Or the complete machine is false. This is really serious!!
Last month until last Monday the Ikea in Duiven (Holland) has been hit by skimmers. But Ikea has not done anything to prevent it. Although they knew it.
So please be very aware of this, and spread the news as far as you can!!! Thank you!
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