One 25-year-old Chukwudi Chukwu has been arrested by Police in Enugu for allegedly swapping the ATM card of his victim with the intention to commit fraud.
The suspect was arrested at Chime Avenue, Enugu, while trying to obtain funds from the account at another bank after he had swapped the UBA ATM card of his female victim with another ATM
Police spokesman Daniel Ndukwe in a statement on Saturday said the suspect confessed to being a member of a syndicate which specialises in swapping the ATM cards of unsuspecting victims with nonfunctional cards.
Ndukwe further stated that the police recovered 9 ATM cards of different banks and a tricycle with registration number ENU677WW, belonging to the syndicate.
He said the police will arrest and bring to book other members of the crime syndicate, including the suspect’s accomplices who escaped arrest.