Clerks at Tunapuna business charged with skimming operations

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    Two sales clerks have been charged with conspiracy to defraud Republic Bank of over 113,000 dollars.

    Between November and December 2018, the accused allegedly operated a point of sale card skimming machine at a clothing store, located along the Eastern Main Road, Tunapuna.

    Following reports of suspicious activities in victims’ accounts, Republic Bank made a report to the Fraud Squad on December 31st.

    The investigation resulted in the arrest of the 26 year old man and 29 year old woman at their place of work on January 25th.

    According to the TTPS, the exact value of their fraud is $113,516.35.