The EAST Expert Group on ATM Fraud - LogoThe sixth meeting of the EAST Expert Group on ATM Fraud (EGAF) took place on Wednesday 21st January 2015 at ING Domestic Bank in Amsterdam.

EAST EGAF is a regional expert group that focuses on regional and global ATM crime and fraud related issues, threats and counter-measures.

The EAST EGAF meeting was chaired by Mr Otto de Jong and was attended by key representatives from ATM Deployers, ATM Networks, ATM Vendors, Security Equipment Vendors, Law Enforcement and Forensic Analysts.

EAST EGAF, which meets three times a year in advance of each of the meetings of EAST National Members, enables in-depth and technical discussion to take place on ATM Skimming, ATM Card Trapping, ATM Cash Trapping, ATM Reversal Fraud and ATM Logical Fraud.

The focus of EAST EGAF is on topics and issues raised by EAST National Members, which represent 29 countries with an installed base of 639,379 ATMs. Outputs from EAST EGAF are presented to all meetings of EAST National Members.

In addition EAST EGAF generates EAST ATM Fraud Alerts for all EAST Members (National and Associate). In total 50 EAST ATM Fraud Alerts have been issued, 3 to date in 2015.