Cyprus Mail

Man arrested for card fraud

The owner of a Paphos petrol station brought his 23-year-old employee to the Kouklia police station on Thursday and told officers that he had fraudulently transferred money out of cards belonging to customers, police said.

According to the report, the 23-year-old had confessed his transgressions, which he claimed to have regretted. He said he wanted to return the stolen money.

No information on the amount was immediately available.

During questioning, the man admitted to using the credit card information to make online transactions.

He was subsequently arrested and detained pending investigation.

The 23-year-old turned in a mobile phone, which he said was the one he used  to make online payments.

The Kouklia police station continues to investigate the case.

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