Edinburgh police probe cash theft after woman’s bank card is cloned at South Queensferry ATM

Police are hunting thieves who stole cash from a woman after cloning her debit card at a South Queensferry ATM.

Monday, 25th March 2019, 11:56 am
Updated Monday, 25th March 2019, 11:58 am

The scam took place at a cashpoint at a Scotmid store on The Loan on Friday afternoon.

A police spokeswoman said: “Police Scotland received notification that a member of the public’s debit card was cloned while using an ATM in South Queensferry on Friday 22nd March.

“Inquiries into this matter are ongoing.”

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Police are investigating the theft. Pic: Kinaro/Shuttuerstock/ Google Maps

It is understood a two-figure sum of money was stolen.

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