Shell Drops “Chip & Pin” Payment System

Shell Drops “Chip & Pin” Payment System

Eight people have been arrested after siphoning off more than £1m from customer accounts.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 7 may 2006

The BBC reports that Shell petrol stations have stopped using a finance system that was designed to make financial transactions safer in the UK. Eight people have been arrested after siphoning off more than £1m from customer accounts. The Chip & Pin system forces people to enter their PIN number when they pay by debit card.

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