In the Media

Banbury is the town most targeted by card thieves

PUBLISHED December 1, 2004

Banbury in Oxfordshire has been named as the bank card skimming capital of Britain after it emerged that every cash machine in the town has been tampered with by fraudsters in recent months.

Local police are unsure why the town that is more usually associated with the nursery rhyme, Ride a Cock Horse, has been heavily targeted by Romanian gangs that specialise in attacking ATMs.