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An ATM skimmer gang stole more than $400,000 using skimming devices built with the help of high-tech 3D printers, federal prosecutors say.
Before I get to the gang, let me explain briefly how ATM skimmers work, and why 3D printing is a noteworthy development in this type of fraud. Many of the ATM skimmers profiled in my skimmer series are carefully hand-made and crafted to blend in with the targeted cash machine in both form and paint color. Some skimmer makers even ask customers for a photo of the targeted cash machine before beginning their work.
The skimmer components typically includ
Originally posted by wiandiii
Thanks for posting. When I look at these 3D printers all I think about is an open source economy based on designs laid out by the common folks. We could totally design and build everything we need in our home. I guess ATM skimmers are what is required in some peoples home.