POLICE removed a suspected cloning device from an ATM cash machine in Ilfracombe yesterday (Wednesday). At about 10am a member of the public reported two men acting suspiciously at the machine at a building society in the town centre. Two days previousl

POLICE removed a suspected cloning device from an ATM cash machine in Ilfracombe yesterday (Wednesday).At about 10am a member of the public reported two men acting suspiciously at the machine at a building society in the town centre.Two days previously a similar device had fallen from a building society in Barnstaple. The building society has not yet received any complaints from its customers of fraudulent activity following the discovery.Members of the public are warned to be vigilant when using cash machines. If they are at all suspicious about any foreign device attached to the machine they should report to the owners of the machine or the police straight away. They are also asked not to touch the device and let trained officers handle it.