Thursday 22 August, 2019

WATCH: Argentine national in court for ATM scam attack

A national of Argentina is in court today charged in connection with theft of money in a recent ATM scam attack. 

He is 33-year-old Joaquin Alberto Lobo of Caseros Buenos Aires, who entered Barbados by plane on the July 3, 2019.  

 

He has been charged with two counts of theft of money.

The charges state: that between July 6 and 7, he stole $3,040 in money Barbados Currency belonging to Barbados Public Workers Cooperative Credit Union Limited and between July 5 and 8 he stole $79,770 in money Barbados Currency belonging to CIBC First Caribbean International Bank (Barbados) Limited. 

He was escorted into the #1 Criminal Court of the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court this morning under heavy police presence.  

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