The bank captured (took) my automated teller machine (ATM)/debit card and stated that it would be destroyed. Can the bank do this?
In some circumstances the bank can destroy your ATM card for security reasons.
Contact your bank to get a replacement card.
Last Reviewed: April 2021
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