2 Romanians arrested for fake ATM card use

Friday, 17 January 2014 From Issue Vol. XXII No. 3 By  Boonlua Chatree

Two Romanian men were arrested for allegedly using counterfeit electronic cards to rob Pattaya ATMs.

Vasile Dodon, 30, and Oleg Sveatobog, 32, were captured in the wee hours of January 8 following a tipoff from Siam Commercial Bank’s security department.

Oleg Sveatobog (left) and Vasile Dodon (right) have been arrested for allegedly using counterfeit electronic cards to rob Pattaya ATMs.Oleg Sveatobog (left) and Vasile Dodon (right) have been arrested for allegedly using counterfeit electronic cards to rob Pattaya ATMs.

Dodon was caught with two fake ATM cards on him and another 170 in his Shakespeare Family Hotel room. Sveatobog was caught with a single fake card, but police found an additional 149 cards, four skimmers and 12,000 baht cash in his room at the same hotel.

Police said the men confessed to manufacturing and using the counterfeit cards, then transferring the illegal proceeds overseas.

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