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3 more Romanians held in ATM fraud case

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The (STF) of has arrested three more Romanians for their alleged involvement in the fraud in the city, a senior said today.

One person was nabbed from border in Uttar Pradesh, while the other two were caught from in Madhya Pradesh, he said.

With these arrests, altogether eight persons, including five Romanians, have been arrested in the fraud cases.

Nearly 80 customers of nationalised banks in the city have been duped by fraudulent transactions made using cloned debit or credit cards.

The customs department officials arrested alias Nana when he was trying to flee to Nepal, the said.

He said sleuths got the tip off about Nana after interrogating the two other Romanians arrested in the case and informed the UP officials.

The other two Andreane Livin and

were arrested from

Brought on transit remand to the city today, the three were produced before a city court and were remanded to 14 days' police custody.

Two Romanians have earlier been arrested from New Delhi, while three persons including an engineering college dropout, have been arrested from the city in connection with the case.

The has formed a SIT to probe the matter.

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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 22:15 IST