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28 July 2013 :: 20:07:33 pm 76651

Foreigners Arrested After Using Fake ATM Cards

Pattaya Police were able to arrest a group of foreigners who were withdrawing money from fake ATM cards in Pattaya. They’d reportedly withdrawn over 20 million THB in cash money.
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Pattaya – July 27, 2013 [Pattaya Daily News]; Various Pattaya Police Chiefs and Commanders together with officers of the Transnational Crime Coordination Centre (TCCN) held a press conference regarding the arrest of 10 suspects which included both Thais and foreigners. They were arrested for withdrawing cash money using fake ATM cards. 7 of the suspects originated from Eastern Europe and the Middle East, while the other 3 were from Thailand.

The arrest happened after the Siam Commercial Bank had complained with Pattaya Police that a group of foreigners were withdrawing money using fake ATM cards in Pattaya. Investigation officers then requested CCTV footage to identify and issue an arrest warrant for the suspects.

 

Police were able to arrest the suspects at an ATM, as they were in the process of withdrawing money. 3 of the suspects were arrested at the ATM and their Thai accomplice who was waiting on the pick-up truck was arrested as well. Following the arrest, Police officers were able to arrest the remaining members of the gang.

All of the suspects are now detained at Pattaya Police station were they’ll be questioned and charged for several allegations. The estimated damages were about 20 million THB.

Reporter : Samart   Photo : Samart   Category : Crime News

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