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Automated teller machine (ATM)

Computer-controlled terminal located on the premises of financial institutions or elsewhere, though which customers may make deposits, withdrawals or other transactions as they would through a bank teller. Other terms sometimes used to describe such terminals are customer-bank communications terminal (CBCT) and remote service unit (RSU). Groups of banks sometimes share ATMs. Sometimes called Automated Banking Machines.

Automated Teller Machine

Commonly called an ATM. A computer program located in a kiosk allowing the user to conduct certain banking transaction. Most often, an ATM allows the user to withdraw cash, but one may also check the balance of an account, make a deposit, make a payment, or conduct other transaction. The user may be assessed a fee to use an ATM, especially if the user's account is at a bank other than the one that owns the ATM.
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But the man who approaches people at the cashpoints is described as Asian with a neatly trimmed beard, who always wears a hat.
A Warwickshire Police spokesman was unable to give specific details of the incidents but did say that it was alleged that the gang were using explosives to "crack open" cashpoints and pocket the cash.
A 20-year-old man who works for a local business was using the Post Office cashpoint on Cardiff Road in Treforest Industrial Estate when was grabbed and pulled to the ground by a man.
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Fee-charging cashpoints were introduced 10 years ago.
Guy Swanwick, a disabled man from Liverpool, said he had tried 12 NatWest cashpoints on Friday night without success.
Last week we reported that the Home Office was preparing new strategies to combat the rising number of armed raids on supermarket cashpoint machines.
Constable Peter Mel-lor, of Whitchurch Police, said: "I would urge anyone who used this cashpoint over the weekend to check their bank accounts as soon as possible to see if there are any unexplained transactions.
Raiders hauled an ATM out of a newsagent's in Halewood on May 20 but were unable t o open the cashpoint.
The problem is that thousands of consumers made timely payments to CashPoint or one of its many payment sites around Pennsylvania, but that money may not have been properly credited to their utility accounts after CashPoint was forced into bankruptcy late in April," Popowsky said.