A foreigner from Ukraine with the initials N, 33, was arrested by the police. Her actions were successfully dismantled by the Team of the Bali Police in breaking into bank customers’ data and money.
The perpetrator’s actions were revealed after a bank reported about it to the Bali Police. It is suspected that up to Rp. 2 billion was lost because of transactions at one of the ATMs that occurred periodically until Tuesday (30/11).
“The perpetrator was suspected to be a female foreign national when the bank checked the CCTV at the ATM,” said the source, Thursday (2/12). Following up on the report, the Bali Police Team investigated until finally arrested N on Wednesday (1/12) around 04.00.
The arrest took place at his residence on Jalan Toya Ning II Uluwatu, South Kuta, Badung, Bali. At that place, the officers also secured evidence as two laptops, a laptop charger, flash disk, mouse, wallet, wig, t-shirt, sandals, cellphone, 1 motorcycle.
In addition, there were dozens of white, black, and blue cards that were used as duplicate ATM cards. “It is suspected that he is part of the Skimming International plot from Ukraine operating in Bali and the possibility of other perpetrators is still being pursued,” he said.