Bahrain: Foreign National arrested for hacking ATM

Police arrested a foreign national for hacking into an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) owned by a Bahraini bank.

Officials say they arrested the suspect following a report from the bank saying that an unknown person had placed electronic devices inside its ATM, for, allegedly, stealing the bank’s and customers’ money.

Police also retrieved the devices placed by the suspect in the ATM. Legal procedures are initiated for referring the case to the public prosecution.



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