Briton faces fraud charges over international debit card scam

Sophie Tedmanson of Times Online has more on the McDonald’s EFTPOS skimming scam in Australia, identifying the two men arrested as British national Elangovan Ganeshamoorthy and Canadian national Rugshanth Selvarajah:

The men are alleged to have gone to more than 20 McDonald’s restaurants in the Perth metropolitan area, swapping the pin keypads on EFTPOS (Switch) machines at the outlets’ drive-throughs in September.

Police allege that after distracting staff and installing their own keypad, the men were able to gather credit and debit card information from McDonald’s customers through Bluetooth file-sharing technology.

Read more on Times Online.

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