Saudi police bust ‘ATM gang’ found with cash and theft devices
According to a police statement, they were believed to be in possession of devices that are typically used in the theft of bank cards
Police in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province arrested two Asian male expatriates accused of stealing money from customer bank accounts.
According to a police statement, they were believed to be in possession of devices that are typically used in the theft of bank cards and cash.
Police spokesperson, Colonel Ziad al-Roqayti. said: "We were able to detect the installation of devices in the ATM machines that can read cards and steal the information used. These operations aimed to withdraw money from customers' bank accounts.”
The two 40-year-old men were arrested and the devices and money found on them were confiscated and referred to the kingdom’s Bureau of Investigation and Prosecution.
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