3/31/2017
10:28 AM

Romanian Man Pleads Guilty to ATM Skimming Scheme

Radu Bogdan Marin allegedly used stolen account details and fake ATM cards to withdraw tens of thousands of dollars.



Romanian citizen and resident of New York, Radu Bogdan Marin, has pleaded guilty to his involvement in bank fraud through “ATM skimming” and stealing tens of thousands of dollars. A US Department of Justice (DoJ) release says Marin and his co-conspirators defrauded customers of Bank of America and PNC Bank.

According to the DoJ, the defendant used illegal means to steal his victims’ bank details, including personal identification numbers. And between March 2015 and July 2016, he and his accomplices deployed the stolen account details and over 10 fake ATM cards to allegedly withdraw money from ATMs in New Jersey. Marin was personally responsible for stealing $39,140, says DoJ.

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