aware of your surroundings, especially at night
having someone accompany you when the ATM is used after dark
the entry door of any ATM facility equipped with a door.
another person is uncomfortably close to you at the time of your
transaction, ask the person to step back before you complete your
transaction. If it is after regular
hours of the financial institution and you are using an ATM, do not permit
entrance to any person you do not know.
from displaying your cash at the ATM.
Place your money in your purse or wallet. Count the cash in the safety of your
locked vehicle or at your home.
notice anything suspicious at the ATM, consider using another, or coming
back later. If you are in the
middle of a transaction and you notice something suspicious, cancel the
transaction, take your card and leave.
are followed after making a transaction, go to the nearest public area
where people are located.
write your personal identification number or code on your ATM card.
notice any extra equipment attached to the ATM, do not use it. Report it to law enforcement.
all crimes to law enforcement officials immediately. If emergency assistance is needed, call
the police from the nearest available public telephone.