Bulgarians Arrested in Albania for Online Fraud

Albanian authorities arrested five Bulgarians on charges of electronic fraud and theft at banks in the coastal city of Durres, 35 kilometres west of Tirana.

According to a spokesman of the Albanian police, the perpetrators were cloning  credit cards.  The authorities gathered evidence prooving that the members of the gang had managed to collect about 150000 euros in the last six months.

The Bulgarians were arrested in a seaside hotel in Durres, where several machines were in their possession, prooving their illegal activity.

The police spokesman said the detainees had used a microcamera, after having installed it at the site, in order to record details of credit cards.