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ATM User Security Tips

  • Be aware of your surroundings. If you notice anything suspicious such as someone loitering nearby or a security light out consider coming back later.
  • Only use ATM machines in a well lightened, open, high-traffic area.
  • If using ATM at night, take someone with you.
  • If using an ATM machine in a vestibule area, ensure door is securely closed and do not open for others.
  • If you withdraw cash put it away promptly don’t count your money in public.
  • Put your ATM card and receipt promptly. Never leave your receipt at the ATM.
  • Keep your Pin secret. Don’t write it down on your card.
  • Shield the keypad when entering your PIN to keep it from being observed.
  • Beware of offers for help from strangers during an ATM transaction.
  • Don’t’ argue or attempt to fight with a robber, give up your cash.
  • If robbed when safe to do so immediate call the police or KU security.