Tight Security Sought at N.Y. ATMs; City Council Member Issues a Tough New Proposal
Barthel, Matt, American Banker
Citing her own recent experience with ATM crime, a New York City Council member is advocating stricter security requirements for bank machines.
Ronnie Eldridge - a council member from Manhattan's Upper West Side who lost a small amount of cash to her assailant - has introduced a bill that would set specific requirements for suveillance cameras, security mirrors, and visibility at ATM sites.
If the ATM security measures are passed, New York would have the most comprehensive requirements of any city in the nation.
Ms. Eldridge said she hopes other cities follow New York's lead.
A Leadership Position
"When I was robbed at an ATM, I was …
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Publication information: Article title: Tight Security Sought at N.Y. ATMs; City Council Member Issues a Tough New Proposal. Contributors: Barthel, Matt - Author. Magazine title: American Banker. Volume: 156. Issue: 242 Publication date: December 18, 1991. Page number: 3. © 2009 SourceMedia, Inc. COPYRIGHT 1991 Gale Group.
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