3. The brightness of the screen.

When a skimmer is in the machine, it can block the screen highlight mechanism making it darker. Make sure to check how bright the screen is, because if it’s dim, it may have been tampered with.

The same point can be applied to the brightness on the buttons that can light up. If they seem dim it could be suspicious.

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4. The light on the machine.

If the machine has a light on the top which doesn’t seem to be working, it may have been blocked by the skimmer so take caution.

Here you can see what the light should look like when the card machine is in use. They are usually placed at the top and are well lit.

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