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FBI issues warning about ATM cash-out scheme

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The FBI warned banks Friday that a criminal group would imminently try to make massive, fraudulent withdrawals from ATMs, according to reporter Brian Krebs.

What they're saying: “The FBI has obtained unspecified reporting indicating cyber criminals are planning to conduct a global Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cash-out scheme in the coming days, likely associated with an unknown card issuer breach," the FBI wrote to banks, according to Krebs. The FBI advised banks to increase security on a number of fronts, including monitoring their own networks for unusual traffic.

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