Published On: Thu, Sep 18th, 2014

Three men caught skimming ATM machines

PoliceWILLEMSTAD – As we’ve already reported on our Facebook page, three Romanian men were arrested yesterday around 8:45 pm when they were busy looting other people’s bank accounts They did so at an ATM at the Santa Barbara resort. The men had European, American and Antillean money and several bank cards in their possession.

The 38-year-old C.G.M, the 30-year P.B.M. and the 29-year-old B.A.A. were arrested. The police do not rule out that more arrests will be made in this case.

It is important to know how you can detect and avoid having your credit card skimmed at the ATM or gas pump. First you have to inspect the card reader and the area near the PIN pad. Also, even though it takes a little bit more of an effort, look at other nearby ATMs card readers to see if they match the one you are using.

Always keep an eye on your accounts. These three men were using cards from various accounts in different part of the world.

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