A 33-year-old Ukrainian woman named Baklanova Khrystyna will potentially face four years of imprisonment for skimming ATMs in Bali.
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).
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.
“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 During the interrogation, the suspect admitted that she had withdrawn USD $10,500 (IDR 149,800,000) from Marda’s bank account and USD $12,300 (IDR 175,800,000) from Nur Hayati’s bank account.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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