Pattaya Daily News

02 June 2014 :: 14:06:55 pm 88431

Skimmer Gang Hired Shop Staff to Skim Customer’s Cards

Deputy suppression commissioner held a press conference to announce the arrest of a skimmer gang who hired shop staff in various shops to skim customers cards as they paid for thie shopping.
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BANGKOK – June 2, 2014 [Pattaya Daily News]; Pol.Col.Akkradej Pimolsri , deputy of suppression commissioner, with Pol.Col.Akkrawut Chaijarern, Pol.Lt.Col.Torwong Pitakdualkosol, held a press conference to announce the arrest of Mr.Somkiart Khantikaew, Mr.Teetat Sri orn, Mr.Atit Kruaesang, after police were informed by 7 banks in Thailand that, Korean, Singapore, China, Japan ,France, America and other countries were victims of the skimmer gang which had stole several million baht.
 
The gang had given a small skimmer machine to the staff to secretly copy credit cards’ information, while the customers were using them to pay for their shopping. It took no more than 3 seconds to skim each card and they would skim around 100 cards before taking the information back to the gang who would then pay them 1-3 thousand THB.
 
The police also said that the gang had been doing this for around 4-5 years, and there were thousands of victims. After the gang had been arrested they pleaded guilty to the offences before they were sent to the detective team of department 1, of the suppression department head quarters to be prosecuted.

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