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Countries where ATMs were plundered in theft ring

  • Article by: The Associated Press
  • Associated Press
  • May 10, 2013 - 1:53 AM

Criminals working in cells around the world stole $45 million by hacking into a database of prepaid debit cards and making withdrawals from ATMs, federal prosecutors said Thursday. The 27 countries where they say cash machines were plundered:

_ Belgium

_ Bulgaria

_ Canada

_ Colombia

_ Dominican Republic

_ Egypt

_ Estonia

_ France

_ Germany

_ Great Britain

_ Indonesia

_ Italy

_ Japan

_ Latvia

_ Malaysia

_ Mexico

_ Netherlands

_ Pakistan

_ Romania

_ Russia

_ South Africa

_ Spain

_ Sri Lanka

_ Thailand

_ Ukraine

_ United Arab Emirates

_ United States

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Source: U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District, Brooklyn

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