Tag Archives: ATM

ATM FRAUD

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 17th July 2016   Recently there have been some news reports about ATM fraud that was discovered in Karachi. The criminals used skimmers to capture banking data off of debit and … Continue reading

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Stay Safe in Ramadan in Pakistan

This article was first published in DAWN Magazine on 29th May 2016   If you do a quick search on the internet for personal safety concerns during the month of Ramazan you will find that a majority will address rash … Continue reading

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Surviving a Bank Robbery

This article was first published in DAWN Magazine on 6th Dec 2015   You’re in a bank when it gets robbed. Are you supposed to drop to the floor? Challenge the robber? Try to escape? Raise the alarm? Or try … Continue reading

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Express Kidnapping

This article was first published on 1st Nov 2015 in Dawn Magazine   An express kidnapping is when the victim is abducted and forced to withdraw their own ransom from an ATM or bank. One method is when the kidnapper … Continue reading

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Are you sure your hotel is secure?

First Published in Dawn, Sunday Magazine, March 8th, 2015   Which hotel you end up staying at during travel for business or pleasure is often driven by cost and proximity to the activity you need to accomplish. A surprising number … Continue reading

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Read these tips if you fear being mugged while using an ATM.

Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) related crime’s a worldwide phenomenon. The nature may vary from rigging an ATM to obtain the necessary data to withdraw funds or to simply assault the person using the ATM and grab their cash. So if you … Continue reading

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To Do List for Reporting & Replacing Lost Items in Pakistan

The trauma of being mugged or robbed is never easy to overcome and the situation is compounded when you don’t take immediate remedial measures.   The first and foremost thing is to identify all the possible items that you’ve been … Continue reading

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Secure Your Shopping

This season when out shopping for the upcoming festivities don’t forget your primary duty is to remain safe & secure your shopping. Listen

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Tips on how to Avoid or Survive an Express or Flash Kidnapping

A guide on steps to prevent an express kidnapping and surviving one.    Read: Tips on Safe Commuting: http://www.norbalm.com/commute-safely/ Do’s & Don’ts in a Shooting Incident: http://www.norbalm.com/shooting-incidents/   *Disclaimer: All situations are unique & advice given here is a general guide … Continue reading

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Are You Doing the Right Things to keep yourself Safe & Secure from various crimes ?

In a nation where crime is a given, where cheap, second handsets are a necessity, and where food arrives faster than ambulances, how can people stay safe? The key lies in being proactive and in accepting the reality that we … Continue reading

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