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January 5, 2023

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Cashless Denmark Has No Bank Robberies in a Year for First Time


“There were no bank robberies in Denmark last year, as a result of better security and the fact that the banks in the largely cashless society don’t hold large amounts of cash on-premise. But the figures from Danish bank association Finans Danmark also revealed that online banking fraud has increased as criminals change their strategies. For comparison, there were 221 bank robberies in 2000, 121 in 2004, and recent years have seen single figures, with just one in 2021.”