Con artists continually update their techniques for fraudulently getting cash from elderly victims in Japan, but automatic teller machines are catching up quickly.
Now, a voice from the ATM will ask everyone to double-check the purpose of their transaction. This shouted warning is the latest attempt at stopping swindles. Together with the continuing vigilance of bank tellers, the installation of cellphone jammers, and a month-long police anti-scam campaign, the elderly in Japan are probably the most fraud-aware anywhere.
Click here to watch the report and listen to the loud alert.
(Via Lets Japan )
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