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Card skimming part of a global problem

Ireland’s card skimming crime is only a fraction of the worldwide scourge, yet quick action can foil widespread abuse, write John Burke and Gavin Daly.

23rd August, 2008

Ireland’s card skimming crime is only a fraction of the worldwide scourge, yet quick action can foil widespread abuse, write John Burke and Gavin Daly.

While the discovery of card skimming operations in Dublin and Galway last week raised fears of a nationwide problem, in reality, few crimes are as international as the skimming of credit and debit cards.

Early last week, the Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation (GBFI) seized 47 bogus chip-and-pin...

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