[nSLUG] Fw: PIN Number Reversal (ac) (David Buck)

Baha Baydar bbaydar at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 19:03:30 AST 2007


http://www.snopes.com/business/bank/pinalert.asp

Please don't forward stuff like this around without first making some
checks of it's authenticity.

*sighs*

On Nov 26, 2007 6:14 PM,  <nslug-request at nslug.ns.ca> wrote:
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>    1.  Fw: PIN Number Reversal (ac) (David Buck)
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> > *PIN NUMBER REVERSAL (GOOD TO KNOW)
> >
> > This is very good info to know.
> >
> > If you should ever be forced by a robber to withdraw money from an ATM
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> > machine, you can notify the police by entering your Pin # in reverse.*
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> > *For example if your pin number is 1234 then you would put in 4321.
> > The ATM recognizes that your pin number is backwards from the ATM card
>
> > you placed in the machine. The machine will still give you the money
> > you requested, but unknown to the robber. The police will be
> > immediately dispatched to help you.* *This information was recently
> > broadcasted on CTV and it states that it is seldom used because people
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> > don't know it exists.* *I checked with my Renfrew Bank of Nova Scotia
> > to see if this was correct and staff said yes this information is
> > correct.
> >
> > Please pass this along to everyone possible*.
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> >


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