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Ukrainian Woman Faces 4-Year Imprisonment For Skimming ATMs In Bali

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A 33-year-old Ukrainian woman named Baklanova Khrystyna will potentially face four years of imprisonment for skimming ATMs in Bali.

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The Head of Legal Explanation for the Bali Attorney General’s Office, A Luga Harlianto, confirmed that the prosecutor had demanded 4 years of imprisonment and a fine. This is her penalty for skimming ATMs during her stay in Bali.

“The prosecutor wanted to charge the suspect with a 4-year imprisonment and USD $7,000 (IDR 100 million) fine for 8 months subsidiary,” Luga said after the trial on Tuesday (19/4).

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The investigation began when the police department received reports from two victims who lost a large among of money from their bank accounts. They were identified as Marda and Nur Hayati.

The police spotted the suspect in the CCTV footage from the crime scene when she attempted to make transactions at the ATM.

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“The police arrested the suspect from her villa in Ungasan, North Kuta,” Luga added. During the interrogation, the suspect admitted that she had withdrawn USD $10,500 (IDR 149,800,000) from Marda’s bank account and USD $12,300 (IDR 175,800,000) from Nur Hayati’s bank account.

The suspect was detained along with the evidence, including 40 magnetic cards. She was proven guilty of illegally accessing other people’s electronic data while staying in Bali.

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Saturday 23rd of April 2022

There are many thousands of Australians who are not vaxxed that will come to Bali when they lift restrictions ,like over 100 countries that have done so and are benefiting from all the extra tourists DOLLARS, that are helping their citizens.


Thursday 21st of April 2022

Yet another story of eastern europeans ATM skimming, it wont stop until they get the crime syndicates behind this supplying the equipment and the know how.

J West

Thursday 21st of April 2022

Caning is the answer. 4 years imprisonment and a 25 strokes of a daily caning is the least sentence applicable. Authorities need to stop extending humanitarian visas to persons without funds to support themselves.


Thursday 21st of April 2022

Bali needs to do like Singapore and Kane these dirtbags. Give them something to remember. Crazy how many Eastern Europeans do crimes here


Thursday 21st of April 2022

Send her back to Russia!!!