Monday, April 10, 2006
Bulgarian ATM Scammer Busted in Belgium
Belgian police have caught a Bulgarian right when he was withdrawing money from an ATM with a cloned card, media reported.The 40-year-old man was caught red-handed in the city of Liege with a copy of a card that belonged to a Norwegian man. When interrogated by the police, the Bulgarian citizen confessed that since he had arrived in Belgium he had used seven fake ATM cards with the same number. The fraudster had already withdrawn EUR 36,000 in less than three days. Police suspect that the man was part of a gang that had used fake cards to take about EUR 90,000 from Belgian ATMs over the past several days.