Brooklyn, NY – Two Men Arrested For Putting Skimming Device On Chase ATM


    AP fileBrooklyn, NY –  Two men were arrested on Tuesday for placing an ATM skimming device – a tool used to save debit card numbers and other bank information – on a Chase Bank ATM located on Flatbush Avenue.

    As reported by DNAinfo New York ( employees of the bank located at 290 Flatbush Ave. alerted the NYPD to the situation. Police then sent a surveillance team to watch the ATM.

    Laurentiu Baies, 34, and Marcel Boariu, 36 entered the ATM vestibule around 10:10 p.m. that night and removed the reader and cameras on the ATM.

    Baies and Boariu were charged with criminal possession of a forgery device, criminal possession of a skimmer device and burglary.

    It is not yet known if the men were working alone or if the device had been used on ATMs at that bank before.

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