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2 Chinese nationals arrested in Pak for ATM skimming: police

Press Trust of India  |  Karachi 

Two Chinese nationals were arrested today for allegedly involving in in Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, officials said.

The arrested foreigners were seen suspiciously doing rounds of booths on Karachi's Abdullah Haroon Road.

Local shop-keepers stopped the duo and handed them over to police, Geo TV reported.

Officials also confirmed that the two foreigners have been involved in skimming, it said.

"We have recovered ATM devices from both the suspects," of Police Saddar said.

"They had come to detach devices from the ATM machines," Naeem added.

ATM skimming is identity theft for debit cards. Fraudsters use different techniques to steal a person's PIN code for accessing the in an account.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 19:00 IST