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Man and woman caught with bank card cloning devices

Jul 12, 2018
Man and woman caught with bank card cloning devices

Members of a specialised crime unit in the South African Police Service reacted to information received about a premises where bank cards were being cloned.

"On Tuesday, shortly before noon, the unit, assisted by various other internal role players, executed a search warrant at a residence in Fernwood Street, Parklands, Cape Town, said police spokeperson, Brigadier Novela Potelwa.

"A man and a woman, aged in their thirties, were arrested after various paraphernalia used to clone cards were confiscated at the residence."

The duo was taken to the Table View Police Station for further detention and was charged with the illegal possession of electronic devices used to commit fraud.

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