3 Bulgarians arrested in Vietnam for investigation into fake ATM cards

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Police in Ho Chi Minh City have arrested three Bulgarian men suspected of using fake ATM cards to withdraw money from local banks, after security guards caught one of them in the act.

Venisislav Danchov, 40, at a Ho Chi Minh City police station

Guards at the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) in District 1 caught Venisislav Danchov, 40, on Tuesday morning after watching him withdraw money with various cards at different ATM booths.
They stopped the 40-year-old at a booth on Thi Sach Street in District 1, and he had resisted and run but failed, the guards said.
Police found 20 ATM cards in his bag, which they suspected to be fake, together with more than VND80 million (US$3,700) and some foreign money.
They arrested Milen Dauranski and Simeon Simeonov, allegedly his accomplices, after checking his hotel room in the city.

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