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Sharp rise in London 'cash claw' fraud

Cases of cash machine fraud, where a device is used to trap money inside the machine, have increased more than 15 fold in London in three months.

So-called "cash claws" are being employed to intercept banknotes at cash machines.

BBC London's Noel Titheradge spoke to Det Ch Insp Dave Carter from the Dedicated Cheque and Plastic Crime Unit, and Graham Mott, spokesman for the Link cash machine network.

  • 25 Nov 2012