Losses from EFTPOS frauds at Perth shops hit $450,000

McDonald’s Australia is alerting customers to a huge skimming operation in Perth. As of yesterday, they had reported that about 2500 accounts had been compromised to the tune of $450,000 but today they say that they cannot guarantee that more West Australians will not be fleeced in the fraud scam.

While police have so far refused to detail exactly how the fraud was happening, it is understood McDonald’s is the only store to have been targeted.

PerthNow understands that the sophisticated scam has netted hundreds of victims and more than $750,000 has been siphoned from bank accounts.

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