Gardai advise caution at ATM machines.

Gardai in Kenmare are advising people in the county of an ATM scam called the Lebanese Loop which has involved over 1200 euro illegally taken from pass machines in Kenmare and killarney. A woman was obtaining money from a pass machine in Macroom when her card got stuck, having re-entered her PIN number the card remained in the machine.The owner of the card eventually left however a person behind the woman witnessed her entering her PIN number and retrieved the card. The card was later used to with draw over 1200 euro at machines in Kenmare and Killarney. Gardai are asking people in the county to be extra vigilant when withdrawing money. If you are encounter problems with your card, you are advised to contact a member of the bank during office hours or the gardai.