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23 February 2014 :: 02:02:47 am 82520

French Skimming Gang Arrested For Stealing Credit Card Information

Police have arrested a French man who used a skimmer to steal information to make fake credit cards. He tried to bribe the police so he and his gang were arrested.
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PHUKET – February 21,2014 [Pattaya Daily News]; Pol.Col.Jirapat Pochanapan, director of Katu police station, Pol.Lt.Col.Akanit Danpitaksas, vice suppression division director , Pol.Lt.Col.Kundej Na Nongkai, vice detective division director, with Pol.Lt.Col. Suttichai Tianpo, announced the arrest of Mr.Karin Rakoon, Mr.Kareem Acroix, a French man who used fake ATMs cards to withdraw money, and tried to bribe the officers.

Pol.Lt.Col.Suttichai said from questioning the gang they told the police that they blended in as tourists and went to tourist attractions and pretended to talk to foreign tourists who were about to withdraw money from ATM’S . They did this so they could see the pin information because the skimmer had already been attached to the ATM. The information would then be used to make fake ATM cards and they would withdraw money from various ATM machines. The police believe that the gang have stolen around 700,000 THB. They were then sent to be prosecuted further according to Thai law.

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