Two men have been charged in relation to the alleged theft of a cash machine in Torphins last month.
A shopfront has been damaged after thieves used a digger to steal a cash machine.
Ram raiders stole a cash machine from a Co-op shop then one of them drove at police who were trying to block their getaway car, forcing one officer to leap to safety.
The threat to thousands of rural cash machines will be investigated by MPs next week.
Fears have been raised over a possible reduction in free cash machines due to plans to pay operators less money.
Red-faced bank bosses had to set the record straight yesterday after a politician was wrongly informed that a village which is losing its bank would also lose its ATM.
A cash machine operator has offered a reward of up to £25,000 for information leading to the capture of a gang of thieves who dramatically raided an ATM in Aberdeen this week.
Cash machine raiders have struck again in the north-east - and left residents of a quiet suburb in shock.
Police have issued a warning following reports of bank card skimming activity in Aviemore
A cash machine in Aberdeen has been vandalised. Police received a call about the ATM at the Spar in Byron Square, Northfield, at 1.20am. An area of pavement surrounding the machine is currently cordoned off and a police spokeswoman said inquiries into the incident are ongoing.