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(update) AU: Police in airport swoop on skim suspects

A Malaysian national wanted by Australian police over a huge card-skimming operation has been arrested at Darwin airport. The man had been implicated in a syndicate which allegedly stole money from Victorian teller machines, using data stolen from interstate bank account-holders. The man, 24, was arrested by Australian Customs Service officers at Darwin Airport...

AU: Two charged over $4m Perth McDonald’s EFTPOS scam

Glenn Cordingley reports: Two people have been arrested over an EFTPOS skimming scam in which $4 million was stolen from the accounts of McDonald’s customers in WA . The first man, a 36-year-old British citizen who lives in United Kingdom, was arrested on Monday and appeared in the Parramatta Local Court yesterday...

Losses from EFTPOS frauds at Perth shops hit $450,000

McDonald’s Australia is alerting customers to a huge skimming operation in Perth. As of yesterday, they had reported that about 2500 accounts had been compromised to the tune of $450,000 but today they say that they cannot guarantee that more West Australians will not be fleeced in the fraud scam. While police have so...