card skimming

Cops find ATM skimming device in ATM outlet

Sup­ple­men­tal Po­lice un­cov­ered and re­moved a fake ATM pan­elling de­vice that was hid­ing a cell­phone used to cap­ture im­ages of cus­tomers’ pin num­bers at Sco­tia­bank's Freeport ATM unit.

In a 58-sec­ond long video shared on so­cial me­dia late on Thurs­day night, an of­fi­cer can be seen reach­ing in­to the al­cove of the ATM and re­mov­ing the fake pan­elling.

As he re­moves it, a Sam­sung cell­phone is seen at­tached to the in­side of the fake pan­el and takes a pho­to of the screen.

Police arrest Bulgarian national on credit card fraud, card skimming charges

Police have arrested a Bulgarian national in connection with credit card fraud and card skimming.

The arrest was made by members of the Fraud Squad Unit last evening at a Maraval guest house.

According to reports, police executed a search warrant where they seized US$168,000 as well as an electronic device used to skim ATMs.

They also allegedly found several bank cards.

The 46-year-old man is now in custody and is being questioned about a series of card skimming offences.