A case of the customer attempting to claim their debit card was cloned

  • Jerzy Kosiński


In this paper Jerzy Kosiński (Lt. Col. and associate professor of Engineering at the Institute for Research on Crime and Terrorism, Police Academy in Szczytno, Poland) describes, from the point of view of the bank and the expert, an attempt to steal over 300.000 PLN (75.000 Euro), using the microprocessor (called a chip) in a debit card. The evidence clearly indicated the perpetrator’s guilt.

Index words: Poland; microprocessor; debit card; EMV; ATM; alleged cloned card; card fraud by customer