Cash machine pin number reversal. cant be true !

  mymate 09:58 11 Dec 06

> > >
> > >
> > > If you should ever be forced by a robber to withdraw money from an ATM
> > > machine, you can notify the police by entering your Pin # in reverse.
> > >
> > >
> > > For example if your pin number is 1234 then you would put in 4321. The
> > > ATM recognizes that your pin number is backwards from the ATM card you
> > > placed in the machine.
> > >
> > >
> > > The machine will still give you the money you requested, but unknown
> > > to
> > > the robber, the police will be immediately dispatched to help you.
> > >
> > >
> > > This information was recently broadcasted on TV and it states that it
> > > is
> > > seldom used because people don't know it exists.

Sorry about the >>> but this come from a email some one just sent me .

  De Marcus™ 10:04 11 Dec 06
  mymate 10:09 11 Dec 06

I didnt think it could be true. My friend seems to be sending me a lot of dodgy emails. she is living in India at the moment and i think the sun has gone to her head,oh and the Honeybee .

  spuds 15:28 11 Dec 06

Send your friend this reply.Perhaps one way to stop the robber taking your money from a ATM machine. Get extremely nervous, use three wrong pin numbers. Card now null and void.

  Stuartli 16:48 11 Dec 06

I seem to remember reading that although it is a myth, the technology to achieve it is being researched.

  Forum Editor 16:59 11 Dec 06

we've seen on this subject in the past fortnight - the hoax message is being passed on to hundreds of thousands of people.

Please delete it if you find it amongst your emails, even if it comes from someone you know very well. Don't pass it on.

  knockin on 20:16 11 Dec 06

The police won't be immediately despatched to help you if you are being beaten to a pulp in full view of 6 cctv cameras; they only do theft from chicken farms

  wee eddie 20:23 11 Dec 06

That's unfair on the Police.

If you try to defend yourself, you'll be inside before you can say "Jack Robinson".

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