Serbian arrested in Joburg over ATM skimming devices

A 50-year-old man originally from Serbia has been arrested after he was found in possession of ATM card skimming devices when the Hawks raided his house in Alberton.

During the search on Tuesday‚ the Hawks found 1‚500 bank cards which were already encoded; 26 high tech ATM skimming devices as well as R14‚250.00 in cash.

The arrest came as a result of an ongoing Organised Crime operation which is aimed at tackling cybercrime‚ the SAPS said in a statement.

The suspect will appear before the Johannesburg Specialized Commercial Crimes Court today‚ Wednesday‚ facing charges of Fraud‚ Contravention of the section 86 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act‚ as well as the Contravention of the section 49 of the RICA Act.

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Serbian arrested in Joburg over ATM skimming devices