GA: Federal grand jury indicts Bulgarians on bank card skimming

Federal indictments were handed down against Nikolay Nikolov, 23, and Yordan Kavaklov, 29, both of Bulgaria, on multiple felony charges of conspiring to steal the bank card numbers and passwords of dozens of individuals through the use of a skimming device the defendants allegedly connected to ATM’s in the metro Atlanta area.


According to UNahmias, the charges and other information presented in court: From at least September 2008 to Nov. 5, 2008, Nikolov and Kavaklov allegedly used an illegal skimming device to steal thousands of dollars from bank customers by connecting a skimming device to Bank of America automated teller machines (ATM’s) in the metro Atlanta area.

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