ATM Scammers caught in Phuket.
This is not just in Phuket but Worldwide. How to avoid them?
1) Do not let your card out of your sight.
2) Do not give your card to anyone else.
3) Do not keep trying your credit card - it may be a scam OR it might simply be swallowed by the machine.
4) But look at the machine!!!
5) Try to go inside the bank, if you can.
There are a plethora of different sites regarding this problem.