Seems like the ATM cash deposit machine does not detect fake or tampered notes.
The man has also left a trail to be caught, by depositing into a "known" account, his account maybe, which would just lead the cops directly to him.
Man held over ATM cash trick
JOHOR BARU: A man with a history of drug offences thought he had discovered a simple and fool-proof way to double his money quickly.
His method involved cutting a RM50 note near its reflective strip and joining the two cut pieces to pieces of white paper, thus creating two tampered RM50 notes.
He then deposited the tampered notes into an account via a cash machine and later withdrew two genuine RM50 notes from an ATM machine....