Fake $100 bills from ATM. Urban myth or reality.

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Re: Fake $100 bills from ATM. Urban myth or reality.

Post by davegorman » Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:17 am

Joker Poker wrote:
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I got told this by the doctor at the Phnom Penh travellers clinic. Seemed like a nice guy, unnverved the hell out of me at first but really warmed to him. Spoke like a mix of Marc Bolan and the hunter from Jumanji, sporting Gary Numans hair. Glad to see their are good old fashioned English eccentric's still roaming free, and equally glad to know he wasn't chatting waffle about the fake notes. Will now withdraw all notes from inside of the bank. :bow:
That is undoubtedly the most accurate description of Gavin ever! :plus1:
Lol. Dr Gav. (I love his quote about being arrested years ago - it’s on the web if you wish to search. Common knowledge I’m not outing him, although the article will...).

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Re: Fake $100 bills from ATM. Urban myth or reality.

Post by LaudJohn » Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:07 pm

I have taken several ten's of thousands out of ABA ATMs over the past couple of years. Never had a fake yet.
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Re: Fake $100 bills from ATM. Urban myth or reality.

Post by Kammekor » Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:46 pm

LaudJohn wrote:
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:07 pm
I have taken several ten's of thousands out of ABA ATMs over the past couple of years. Never had a fake yet.
Same here for:

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Re: Fake $100 bills from ATM. Urban myth or reality.

Post by fax » Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:21 am

I heard a rumor that the ABA on 182 across the sports bar ejected $500 in 5 fake notes to someone this week.
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Re: Fake $100 bills from ATM. Urban myth or reality.

Post by Brody » Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:36 am

fax wrote:
Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:21 am
I heard that the ABA on 182 across the sports bar ejected $500 in 5 fake notes to someone this week.
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Re: Fake $100 bills from ATM. Urban myth or reality.

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:55 pm

ABA Riposte Over Fake Money Allegations
The ABA bank have responded to the recent allegations of fake US$bills from their ATMs. They deplore the tendency of posting allegations on social media, rather than directly addressing the bank.
ABA have posted their reply on social media:
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According to Mealy Polin, ABA Bank's Business Development Manager: "Since the middle of last year, we've seen 15 Facebook social networking posts, alleging they obtained fraudulent money from our machines. This is very surprising to us because our problem management office rarely gets complaints about fake bills, either through our bank branches, by phone or online, even if we broadcast widely for customers to request, ask for information, and seek out a solution directly from the bank.Instead, they post on social media before contacting us."

Mr. Igor Zimarev, ABA Marketing Manager, said: "Trust is one of the key drivers of customer service, which is considered to be our core value. ABA Bank closely monitors social networking and will continue to contact clients who posted complaints on social networks about the bank's services by encouraging them to submit complaints or requests to banks directly, rather than posting messages on Facebook or on other websites."
"The best way to address the relevant issues is to get in touch with the bank, where we have a broad range of solutions, including a detailed investigation into the problem," Zimarev said.
"In case of attempts to defraud the bank or to damage our good name, we will take the appropriate legal action. As an example, there is a Swiss man being held in Phnom Penh jail for deliberately replacing real money from our ATM machine with a fake banknote labeled COPY.
According to a thorough investigation, we have determined that the complaints made about fake money are attempts to defraud the bank or undermine our reputation. We are determined to work with law enforcement agencies to ensure that any issues are resolved in a legal way, in which criminal prosecutions can be carried out."
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Re: Fake $100 bills from ATM. Urban myth or reality.

Post by King Keil » Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:34 pm

Always threatening and bullying people in every response from the bank is very unprofessional.
They very well know the state of these law enforcement agencies they want to work with.
Very unusual behaviour for a bank.
I wonder why it is mostly ABA who is in the news with these issues, rarely hear about other banks.
They should explain why it's impossible that there is fake money in their ATMs instead of threatening people, that would reassure the faith in this bank.
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Re: Fake $100 bills from ATM. Urban myth or reality.

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:52 pm

Another post from ABA today claiming another false accusation:

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Dear fans,
On April 21, we ran across yet another Facebook post on false COPY note claim from the user Rasyid Ibrahim Cmra who published it on behalf of his Malaysian friend who paid a visit to Cambodia. In his post, Rasyid Ibrahim claimed that one of the five $100 notes his friend had withdrawn from the ATM in ABA Chhroy Changvar Branch contained the word COPY.

The friend of Rasyid Ibrahim withdrew money in the evening of April 20, 2019 and in the afternoon of April 21 Rasyid Ibrahim published his post. Neither of them filed a dispute to the Bank about the case.

Immediately after we saw the publication, our respective team tried to contact Rasyid Ibrahim via Facebook Messenger for details, but he did not reply (while still replying to the comments under his post). We only could get in touch with him and his friend on April 23. Concurrently, we were conducting a thorough investigation on the case. Like in the previous fake note cases, we found no evidence that the note with the word COPY came out of our ATM.

We invited Rasyid Ibrahim and his friend to our office to present our findings to them. Both said they were not able to come as the one who withdrew the money was already leaving Cambodia, while Rasyid Ibrahim claimed he was on a trip to province. We provided explanation to Rasyid Ibrahim via phone call, and he fully accepted it.

On April 24, Rasyid Ibrahim posted his apology to ABA Bank on Facebook for the groundless accusation, still refusing to visit our office.

As before, we reject the accusations appearing online related to dissemination of unfit currency notes and remind all our customers to get in touch with the Bank first before posting anything online. Otherwise, we consider such posts defaming and will act together with the police as permitted by law.
Thank you.
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នៅថ្ងៃទី 21 ខែមេសា យើងខ្ញុំបានឃើញសារក្នុង Facebook មួយដែលបង្ហោះពីលុយក្លែងក្លាយមានពាក្យ COPY នៅលើគណនីរបស់អ្នកប្រើប្រាស់ Facebook ឈ្មោះ Rasyid Ibrahim Cmra ដែលផុស្ត៍ផ្សាយជំនួសឲ្យមិត្តភក្តិរបស់គាត់ ដែលមកលេងប្រទេសកម្ពុជា។ នៅក្នុងផុស្ត៍របស់គាត់ Rasyid Ibrahim បានអះអាងថា ក្រដាសប្រាក់មួយសន្លឹកក្នុងចំណោមក្រដាសប្រាក់ $100 ប្រាំសន្លឹក ដែលមិត្តរបស់គាត់បានដកចេញពីម៉ាស៊ីន ATM នៅក្នុងសាខាធនាគារ ABA ជ្រោយចង្វារមានពាក្យ COPY។

មិត្តភក្តិរបស់ Rasyid Ibrahim បានដកលុយនៅល្ងាចថ្ងៃទី 20 មេសា ហើយនៅរសៀលថ្ងៃទី 21 មេសា Rasyid Ibrahim បានផុស្ត៍ Facebook របស់គាត់។ ប៉ន្តែពួកគាត់ទាំងពីរមិនបានដាក់ពាក្យបណ្តឹងមកធនាគារអំពីបញ្ហានេះឡើយ។

ភ្លាមៗបន្ទាប់យើងបានឃើញការផ្សព្វផ្សាយ ក្រុមការងារពាក់ព័ន្ធរបស់យើងបានព្យាយាមទាក់ទងទៅ Rasyid Ibrahim តាមរយៈ Facebook Messenger ដើម្បីសាកសួរព័ត៌មានបន្ថែម ប៉ុន្តែគាត់មិនបានឆ្លើយតបឡើយ (ខណៈដែលគាត់នៅតែបន្តឆ្លើយឆ្លង Comments នៅក្នុងផុស្ត៍របស់គាត់)។ ក្រុមការងារទើបតែអាចទាក់ទងគាត់ និងមិត្តភក្តិគាត់បាននៅថ្ងៃទី 23 មេសាតែប៉ុណ្ណោះ។ ក្នុងពេលតែមួយ យើងខ្ញុំក៏បានធ្វើការសើបអង្កេតយ៉ាងហ្មត់ចត់ទៅលើករណីនេះផងដែរ។ ដូចជាករណីលុយក្លែងក្លាយមុនៗដែរ យើងរកមិនឃើញមានភស្តុតាងណាមួយដែលបញ្ជាក់ថា ក្រដាសប្រាក់ដែលមានពាក្យ COPY នោះត្រូវបានដកចេញពីម៉ាស៊ីន ATM របស់យើងឡើយ។

យើងខ្ញុំបានអញ្ជើញ Rasyid Ibrahim និងមិត្តរបស់គាត់មកការិយាល័យរបស់យើង ដើម្បីធ្វើការបង្ហាញភស្តុតាងដល់ពួកគាត់។ ប៉ុន្តែពួកគាត់ទាំងពីរនិយាយថាពួកគេមិនអាចមកបាននោះទេ ដោយសារអ្នកដែលដកប្រាក់បានចាកចេញពីប្រទេសកម្ពុជាបាត់ទៅហើយ ចំណែកឯ Rasyid Ibrahim បានអះអាងថា គាត់កំពុងធ្វើដំណើរទៅខេត្ត។ យើងក៏បានផ្តល់ការពន្យល់ទៅដល់ Rasyid Ibrahim តាមទូរស័ព្ទ ហើយគាត់ក៏បានទទួលយកការពន្យល់របស់យើងផងដែរ។

នៅថ្ងៃទី 24 មេសា Rasyid Ibrahim បានផុស្ត៍សុំទោសធនាគារ ABA នៅលើ Facebook សម្រាប់ការចោទប្រកាន់ដោយគ្មានមូលដ្ឋានរបស់គាត់ ប៉ុន្តែគាត់នៅតែបដិសេធន៍មិនមកជួបក្រុមការងាររបស់យើងឡើយ។

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Re: Fake $100 bills from ATM. Urban myth or reality.

Post by Tarndog » Wed May 01, 2019 12:18 am

Seems like their sole resource is Facebook. Thank God they're not counting all the reports on CEO!!
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Re: Fake $100 bills from ATM. Urban myth or reality.

Post by phuketrichard » Wed May 01, 2019 7:49 am

King Keil wrote:
Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:34 pm
Always threatening and bullying people in every response from the bank is very unprofessional.
They very well know the state of these law enforcement agencies they want to work with.
Very unusual behaviour for a bank.
I wonder why it is mostly ABA who is in the news with these issues, rarely hear about other banks.
They should explain why it's impossible that there is fake money in their ATMs instead of threatening people, that would reassure the faith in this bank.
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these aren't FAKE BILLS,
it clearly states on them COPY

Fake bills dont say that

I seriously doubt ANY bank would put COPY bills in their atm.
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