Romanian arrested for installing skimmers in Goa ATMs

After installing the skimming device and stealing debit/credit card details, the accused would withdraw money from the duped customers accounts.

Published: 28th March 2018 03:34 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th March 2018 03:34 PM   |  A+A-

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By IANS

PANAJI: A Romanian national has been arrested for installing skimming devices at bank ATMs, Goa Police said on Wednesday.

The accused has been identified as Alex Patrica, 28, a police spokesperson said.

"The accused was in Goa on a tourist visa and was arrested while he was installing the data skimming device in a Punjab National Bank ATM here. He has confessed to installing skimmers in other ATMs in the past."

The spokesperson said after installing the skimming device and stealing debit/credit card details, the accused would withdraw money from the duped customers accounts.

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