The Economic Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security has recently issued a public warning about suspected ATM thieves.
The general public has been warned to be careful while using ATM cards to withdraw money because there is a gang of suspected ATM thieves committing crimes by using fake ATM cards to withdraw money from ATMs of various banks in the Lao PDR.
The department has stated that the criminals have been using electronic gadgets for withdrawing money from ATMs, are well-planned, work in a group, and have been involved in crimes nationwide. These crimes have caused damage to the national economic system and people’s property.
The department has issued a warning with pictures of two wanted suspects, asking members of the public who see the suspects to inform the nearest police station.
Source: Lao News Agency