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                              WASHINGTON, DC 20549


                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                     PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
                         SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

                                September 3, 2002
                                 Date of Report
                        (Date of earliest event reported)

                            Tidel Technologies, Inc.
               (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

    Delaware                             0-17288                75-2193593
    (State or Other Jurisdiction         (Commission          (IRS Employer
    of Incorporation)                    File Number)         Identification No.)

5847 San Felipe, Suite 900, Houston, TX                        77057
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)                      (Zip Code)

                                 (713) 783-8200
                         (Registrant's telephone number,
                              including area code)

                                 Not Applicable
         (Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report.)

Item 5.     Other Events.

            On September 3, 2002, Tidel  Technologies,  Inc.  ("Tidel") issued a
press release, set forth as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report, which describes
the renewal of Tidel's  Senior  Revolving  Credit  Facility with JP Morgan Chase
Bank until  December 30, 2002. All other terms of the credit  facility  remained

Item 7.     Financial Statements and Exhibits.

       (c)    Exhibits

              Exhibit No.        Exhibits
              -----------        --------

              99.1               Press Release of Tidel Technologies, Inc. dated
                                 September 3, 2002.


            Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
the  Registrant  has duly  caused  this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                         Tidel Technologies, Inc.

Dated: September 3, 2002                 By:    /s/ Leonard Carr
                                         Name:  Leonard Carr
                                         Title: Senior Vice President