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Pattaya Police Arrest ‘French’ ATM scammers in Central Pattaya

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Police Major General Ampon, the Provincial Police Commander, announced the arrest of two “French Nationals” on Monday afternoon, accused of bank card fraud.

Police arrested Mr. Youssef Diamane aged 34 and Mr. Rachid Zahoum aged 32 at the Boss Suites in Soi Honey Inn, Central Pattaya after they were followed from a nearby ATM where they were known to withdraw large amounts of cash on a daily basis.

This alerted staff at the SCB Bank who contacted the Police after some of their transactions were found to have been made using cards containing stolen bank account details. At their apartment 32 bank cards were seized along with a skimming device, Laptop and 7,000 Baht in cash.

Source: Pattaya One

By Pattaya One


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