ATM fraud mastermind caught

In connection to the Kolkata ATM fraud case, a Romanian citizen named Voico Aurel aka Nana has been arrested at Sanauli village in Uttar Pradesh.  Nana, 45 years old was detained by the Customs Officials. A look-out notice was already issued against him and two of his associates earlier. A team of Kolkata Police has reached Indore to question him and to extract information regarding this case. Another person, Romanian citizen Liviu is also detained against whom the Kolkata Police had issued a lookout notice. The two detained had fled from Delhi after their associates were arrested. They traveled via Lucknow before reaching Indore where they were finally arrested. The city police had sought help form the Police Department of Indore for arresting these foreign nationals involved in the fraud case. The City police department had passed on the GPS coordinates of these two after tracking them, to the Indore Police following which they were arrested.  According to the police, the duo had stayed in rented accommodation in Kasba between March and May where they planned plots to steal debit card data through skimming devices planted in ATMs.At least 72 Calcuttans fell prey to this fraud and their money was stolen using clone cards made with the help of information gathered through the skimming machines installed in the ATMs. Till now three ATM Machines in Kolkata has been spotted with skimming devices.

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