SA police arrest man with hi-tech ATM card skimming devices

A 45-year-old man has been arrested at Cape Town airport after receiving a parcel containing hi-tech skimming devices and components.

“These devices included a special micro components that could be used in more than 100 card skimming devices as well as a component to attach on an ATM‚” Western Cape police said in a statement.

The parcel and both his cellphones were seized as evidence.

He was arrested at the airport yesterday and is expected to appear in the Cape Town magistrate’s court soon‚ facing contravention of the electronic‚ communication and transaction act.

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SA police arrest man with hi-tech ATM card skimming devices