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Be aware of cash machine scam
Police are advising the public to be aware, be alert and be safe when using Automated Teller Machines (ATM’s) or cash machines. In recent months there have been a number of incidents throughout North Cumbria where bank ATM machines have been tampered with in order to steal cash and / or bank cards. At this time of year, people are very busy organising things for Christmas and personal safety can be on the bottom of the list. Over the last few weeks Cumbria Police have encouraged people to make sure their personal belongings and property is safe and secure. There are also helpful tips on Christmas countdown at www.cumbria.police.uk/12christmastips/index.htm.