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Romanian national arrested for trying to steal data from ATM in Noida


PTI Last Updated at 11 Aug 2018, 20:08 IST India

Noida, Aug 11 (PTI) A Romanian man was arrested today for allegedly trying to steal data from an automatic ATM machine in Sector 18 here, police said

Onciu Anexandru (27), a resident of Valcea Romana in Romania, was fiddling with the ATM of a private bank in Savitri Market, they said.

"The accused had got his ATM card stuck in the machine and was fiddling with it. The security guard at the ATM grew suspicious of his activities and alerted the police," according to a police statement.

Personnel from the Sector 20 police station immediately reached the spot and held Anexandru.

His ATM card, passport and visa have been seized, a police official said.

Anexandru has been remanded in judicial custody and the Romania Embassy has been informed through the Local Investigation Unit of the Gautam Buddh Nagar, the official said.

He has been booked under the Indian Penal Code sections 419 (cheating) and 511 (attempting to commit offence), besides the Information Technology Act Section 66 D (cheating by using computer resource), the police said.

Further probe was underway, they said.

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


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