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Losses from card skimming have tumbled in recent years, from a peak of EUR315 million in 2007 to EUR123 million last year.
However, criminals are moving overseas to get out of EMV’s reach:
The majority – 82% – of the remaining skimming-related losses are now international, with most now occurring in countries outside of Europe.
Or, they are staying behind and resorting to some old-fashioned tricks:
The number of reported explosive and gas attacks has gone up for the second year in succession to 278, an 88% increase when compared to 2009. Overall losses rose 18% to EUR33 million.
EMV didn’t solve all the problems, and neither should it.
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