Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (ANK)
Mangaluru Feb 23: Two persons have been detained in connection to the ATM ‘skimming’ attempt at Mangaladevi on February 21.
A CCTV footage went viral on social media, where two people were caught by locals when they tried to escape from an ATM attempting the crime.
Speaking to Daijiworld.com, DCP Hariram said, “It is a team of 5to 6 people involved in ATM skimming. Two people were caught by locals at Mangaladevi and the police were informed. As per information, they are involved in at least 40 ATM skimming cases. The probe is in its preliminary stage.”
Screengrab of CCTV footage
In the recent days the ATM skimming case are on the rise in the state. In this method, the cheaters fix delicate equipment in ATM machines. Through this equipment, they get details of the cards used in that ATM. They steal information provided therein, create fake cards and withdraw money through the ATMs. This method is known as 'skimming'.
Watch CCTV footage: