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22 arrests in cash-machine 'skimmer' scam across Italy

ATMs 'targeted in most of Italy as well as Romania and Denmark'

29 November, 10:35
22 arrests in cash-machine 'skimmer' scam across Italy (ANSA) - Rome, November 29 - Italian police on Friday arrested 22 members of a transnational Romanian gang they said installed 'skimmer' equipment to syphon money out of cash machines across Italy and in other countries.

The organisation carried out "50 attacks" to steal credit and debit card details at ATMs in most of Italy in the last year, police said, naming the regions of Piedmont, Lombardy, Veneto, Emilia Romagna, Umbria, Marche, Lazio, Puglia and Calabria.

Arrests took place in Lazio, Lombardy, Piedmont, Emilia Romagna and Marche, as well as Romania and Denmark.

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