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Foreign suspects in ATM malware heist ‘fled the country’

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Five people from eastern Europe were involved in the theft of more than 12 million baht from Government Savings Bank (GSB) ATMs infected with malware, and some have already left the country, a senior police officer said on Wednesday.

Police investigating the attacks on GSB ATMs in six provinces now have evidence clearly implicating the five east Europeans, said Pol Gen Panya Mamen, a senior adviser to the Royal Thai Police Office (RTPO).

Full story: Bangkok Post