Peruvian suspects arrested in ATM theft in Vietnam

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Police in Ho Chi Minh City have arrested four Peruvian nationals suspected of stealing US$65,000 from an ATM machine in central Vietnam late last month.
The police said they are looking for two other suspects, who they believe are trying to flee to Cambodia, according to a report on the Cong An Nhan Dan news website.
The Peruvians, whose name were not revealed, were accused of using a cutting torch to open the ATM machine in the resort town of Nha Trang early on March 29, and stole VND1.4 billion ($65,000).

The scene of an ATM theft which took place in the resort town of Nha Trang late March. Four Peruvians nationals have been arrested in HCMC, suspected of involving in the theft.
They fled in a car when a few passers-by became suspicious and approached the ATM booth.
The police suspected the gang also stole more than VND900 million ($42,000) from another ATM machine in HCMC in February 25, as well as involved in some other ATM thefts in some other areas.

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