Two Busted For SkimmingTwo suspects were caught after they used faked ATM card to withdraw money from ATM machines.
PATTAYA – November 5,2016 [PattayaDawilyNews]; at 15.30pm Pol Lt Col Chitdecha Songhong, deputy inspector of Najoemtien police station, was accompanied with police officers to arrest Mr Sutad Prompakdee 42-year-old Thai ladyboy and Mr Mohammad Tamassili 36-year-old Lebanon national after they had used fake ATM card to withdraw money.
Pol Col Chitdecha revealed that the police officers were previously notified by Kasikorn bank that a group of men used fake ATM card for money withdrawal. As a result, the police officers investigated the case until they knew the suspects, the officers wait the suspects at ATM machine opposite Ambassador hotel. The officers caught while they were withdrawing money with fake ATM card.
Mr Sutad confessed that Mr Mohammad hired him to commit this kind of crime for around 1 week. He earned 1,000 baht each day and 200-300 baht for fuel.
Meanwhile, Mr Mohammad told the officers that he got these faked cards from Cambodian friend.
Initially, the police officers would have to file a charge of skimming on them according to Thai law.