Feb 07, Colombo: Police Media Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara says, the Police Department has launched a special investigation on persons who are reported to be loitering near ATM Machines.
The Spokesperson also urged the public to inform the nearest Police Station, if they see suspicious persons near ATM machines.
This decision has been taken by the Police Department, after a large number of financial frauds were reported in the past few months, via ATM machines.
It was further revealed that some suspects engaged in the frauds related to ATM Machines have managed to avoid being captured by the CCTV cameras installed in the premises of the ATMs.
Meanwhile, the Central Bank urged the customers to exercise due care and vigilance when using payment cards and ATMs to safeguard from financial frauds.