A 23-year-old lady who illegally obtained 23 ATM cards from bank users has been arrested by the Police in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
The lady identified as Halima Juma was caught on Tuesday with the cards hidden in her private parts.
It was gathered that the suspect ran out of luck while trying to withdraw cash from a bank ATM gallery in Mbagala area of Dar es Salaam with cards belonging to the bank.
Unknown to her, an official of the bank who was so observant noticed how she tried to use different cards to make withdrawals from different ATM rooms.
According to PUNCH, a report gathered from Medium says, “After being busted, Halima, a resident of Chalinze, tried to escape, but she was cornered by the bank’s security guards, who handed her over to police.”
“A body search conducted on her yielded 23 ATM cards that had been hidden in her private parts.
“The cards were of nine different banks, including: Equity, Diamond Trust Bank, CFC Stanbic, NBC, CRDB (the country’s leading bank), NMB, Amana, Posta and ACB,”
The incident has since being confirmed by the regional police boss, Lazaro Mambosasa.
He said that the suspect was caught on surveillance cameras as she was withdrawing huge amount of money with the different cards.
The regional police boss, added that she has confessed to be a syndicate of ATM cards-theft and investigations are ongoing.
However, no bank employee has been indicted so far.