Bank of Santa Cruz.

Markwilltravel

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After arriving back in Canada, been back around a week, I obviously fell prey to a card reader at Bank of Santa Cruz Pedro Clisante 25 ATM.
Mega attempts to use my card info at grocery stores, liquor stores etc. All failed so I'm not out anything.
Just a heads up to be wary and bring cash only! I will.
 

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After arriving back in Canada, been back around a week, I obviously fell prey to a card reader at Bank of Santa Cruz Pedro Clisante 25 ATM.
Mega attempts to use my card info at grocery stores, liquor stores etc. All failed so I'm not out anything.
Just a heads up to be wary and bring cash only! I will.
Where in the DR was the cloned card being used in these locations?
 

Markwilltravel

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Hi Cavok.
Yes I did! Perhaps I should have been clearer, but fraudulent charges didn't appear after I had been home a week!
I will always bring cards for emergencies, but will just use cash for spending money now on.
I don't know how to identify a card reader installed on a ATM, scanning the machine over before I use it , looking for physical evidence of one is a suspicious act in itself with a guard sitting there with a rusty shotgun.
Anyways a great holiday and thanks for your reply.
Mark
Where in the DR was the cloned card being used in these locations?
Hello Bermuda

I only used my card at the ATM while on holiday.

Mastercard said a copy of my card was made at the ATM and the person attempted purchases at Supermercado (big one) and the liquor store, the big one on the corner opposite the Bank of Santa Cruz.
Hope that helps.
 
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cavok

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The card readers can be hard to detect, but I think they need to put a small camera above somewhere to capture you entering your pin number. The ATM's at banks are usually the safest ones to use since there is a security guard sitting there somewhere close by.
 
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