This comment examines the growing frequency of violent crimes at automated teller machines (ATMs). The comment analyzes the potential theories of placing liability on financial institutions and identifies the existing regulatory measures that provide protection to ATM users. The author recommends the enactment of legislation which clearly sets forth the minimum acceptable standards of security and provides for further protection of users.
College of Law
Northern Illinois University Law Review
Hoskins, Gregory W.
"Violent Crimes at ATMs: Analysis of the Liability of Banks and the Regulation of Protective Measures,"
Northern Illinois University Law Review: Vol. 14:
3, Article 8.
Gregory W. Hoskins, Comment, Violent Crimes at ATMs: Analysis of the Liability of Banks and the Regulation of Protective Measures, 14 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 829 (1994).