Romanian arrested for installing skimmers in Goa ATMs


Panaji: Goa police on Wednesday arrested one Romanian national for allegedly being involved in a racket which was installing a skimming device in the ATM of Punjab National Bank.

Police said the accused has been identified as Alex Patrica, 28, was in Goa on a tourist visa and was arrested while he was installing the data skimming device in a Punjab National Bank ATM. He has confessed to installing skimmers in other ATMs in the past.”

Police said, after installing the skimming device and stealing debit/credit card details, the accused would withdraw money from the duped customers accounts.

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