Hackers Withdraw 5.8 Million Rupees From Pindi Bhattian ATM
PINDI BHATTIAN: Hackers took more than 5.8 million rupees in cash from an automated teller machine (ATM) using a device in the town of Pindi Bhattian in Punjab, FYR News reported Tuesday.
Bank sources told media that hackers stole more than 5.8 million rupees using a device to hack an ATM. It was learned that the criminals had hacked into the ATM tray containing banknotes worth 5,000 rupees.
Sources said the ATM automatically shut down after losing its connection from the device that sent an alert to the bank’s headquarters. A security guard rushed to the ATM booth but found the machine tray empty.
The bank manager told media that the ATM was sealed after the incident. The manager added that a complaint had been filed against the ATM theft and that an investigation had been opened by the police.
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In December last year, a gang of suspected thieves broke into an automated teller machine (ATM) of a private bank in the Gulberg area of ââKarachi and fled with 1.8 million cash.
According to police, the crafty suspects opened part of the ATM that houses trays filled with cash. They decamped with two of the three trays, having Rs 1.8 million in banknotes while leaving the third which only had Rs 5,000 in cash.
A police official said the suspected thieves did all of this in five to six minutes while the bank administration was unaware because, according to bank officials, the bank had no security guard and his alarm had not gone off at the time of the incident. break in.
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