Bulgarian Police Nab 5 for Global ATM Skimming
Police in Bulgaria have arrested 5 residents of the major city of Plovdiv on suspicions of organizing a network for ATM skimming in Bulgaria and abroad.
The mastermind is believed to be a 33-year-old Plovdianite, who allegedly distributed skimming devices and fabricated fake ATM cards.
The arrested man supposedly then gave the cards to four others and paid for their expenses for them to use the cards on ATMs at different points in Bulgaria and abroad.
In various premises occupied by the detainees, police have also retrieved 5 skimming devices, 77 ATM cards, various parts used in the production of the above, as well as hoards of data and the amount of EUR 30,000.
Further investigations are under way, and the person believed to be the organizer has been detained for 72 hours.
- » Bulgarian Court Fines 82-Year-Old Woman over Cannabis Growing
- » Bulgarian Prosecutors Resubmit Indictment against Sigma Police Officers
- » Trial against Bulgarian Businessman Grisha Ganchev Kicks Off
- » Bulgarian Man Charged with Rape, Murder of British National in Malomir
- » Sofia Court Postpones Decision on Extradition of Technomarket Co-founder to Italy
- » Bulgaria to Rule on Technomarket CEO's Extradition to Italy