Police charge Chinese nationals over ATM scam
December 10, 2015 11:39 pm
Six Chinese nationals alleged to have conducted several withdrawals from other peoples’ bank accounts have been charged.
The six have been charged with theft and dishonestly obtaining or dealing in personal financial information.
It’s believed they used electronic devices to obtain account information and Personal Identification Numbers of victims.
They are to appear at the Lautoka Magistrates Court today.
Lautoka Police received a tip from a taxi driver on Sunday that a group of Chinese nationals were seen conducting several suspicious withdrawals in the area.
They were also found in possession with a number of ATM cards.
Police are urging people to be mindful of any suspicious financial activities during the busy festive season.
Releasing personal financial information especially when buying online should be done with care as this can be used against you.