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ATM Skimming In Bali On The Rise As Holiday Season Approaches

Bali police are warning the public that ATM skimming is on the rise as the holiday season approaches. The Bali Police Department has multiple reports regarding ATM skimming mainly in the South Kuta area.  (Illustration) Several victims who want to stay anonymous said that they have lost money from their accounts after using ATM’s in …

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Man Impersonating An Army Captain Arrested In Bali For Scamming Local Woman

The Military Intelligence Team along with The Military Police have arrested a man after he posed as an army captain to scam a local woman in Bali. 41-year-old, Nur Iksan from Demak, Central Java was arrested in his boarding house in Pemogan, South Denpasar on Wednesday Nov 11th 2020 at around 12:30 pm. According to …

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Bali Hospital Accused of Diagnosing Patients With COVID-19 Who Were Actually Negative

A Bali hospital has been accused of diagnosing patients with COVID-19 who did not actually have the virus in order to receive more money from the Indonesian Government.  Director of Negara Hospital in Jembrana, I Gusti Ketut Oka Parwata has denied the  accusation for faking COVID-19 results. According to a statement by the Head of …

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Tourist in Bali Warns of Trap That Cost Him $300 While Getting A Massage

An Australian tourist said masseuses stole up to $300 from his wallet while on holiday in Bali. Father-of-two Dan said the incident unfolded on a busy main street that runs from Kuta to Seminyak. The Melbourne man detailed the experience in a Facebook post on Saturday.  ‘Staff took $200-$300 out of my wallet. Had a bad feeling going …

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