Nghe An: Thieves cracking ATM machines arrested

Police in the central Nghe An Province on December 9 arrested three thieves, who breaking into an ATM machine to steal money.

Police in the central Nghe An Province on December 9 arrested three thieves, who breaking into an ATM machine to steal money.

Three thieves with crime tools arrested by Nghe An police on December 9. (Photo:Vietnamnet)
Three thieves with crime tools arrested by Nghe An police on December 9. (Photo:Vietnamnet)

The ATM machine belongs to Saigon Commercial Bank’s transaction office on Nguyen Sy Bach street, Vinh City.

The case occurred around 3 am when three people including Phung Bao Quoc,14; Pham Doan Hung, 14 and Pham Duc Chinh, 15.

Quoc resides in Thanh Duong commune, Thanh Chuong District, Nghe An Province.

Hung and Chinh reside in Vinh City.

They heard the news that thieves broke open an ATM machine in Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Phu District and stole more than VND1 billion (US$51,000) on November 23. They accessed internet to study the way to steal money from ATM machine.

They bought a fire extinguisher, a cutting machine, insulated pliers and crowbars.

The three subjects were arrested when they had cut the ATM machine’s power and camera.

The three subjects are ninth grade at the Doi Cung secondary school.

Quoc is player of U-15 Song Lam Nghe An football team.

Police said it is the first time that thieves broke into ATM machine in Nghe An Province.
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