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Police arrest one in ATM skim scam

Police have made a breakthrough in their investigations into the recent skimming of ATMs.

They have arrested and charged 33 year old Argentine, Joaquin Alberto Lobo of Buenos Aires. He was charged with two counts of theft of money.

According to police, Lobos entered Barbados on July 3rd and between the 6th and 7th of July, he stole three-thousand-and-forty Barbados-dollars belonging to Barbados Public Workers Cooperative Credit Union Limited.

Also, between the 5th and 8th of July, the Argentine national stole 79-thousand-770 Barbados dollars belonging to CIBC First Caribbean International Bank Barbados Limited.

Lobo is scheduled to appear at the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.

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