Police arrest owners of money exchange centers in connection with ATM fraud

Published On: September 2, 2019 07:10 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Sept. 2: Police have arrested the owners of two money exchange centers in Kathmandu on Monday.

As part of its investigation into the recent ATM forgery in the capital, Metropolitan Police Crime Range arrested Roshan Shrestha, Rewati Dawadi and Debanath Lamichaane, the owners of Nepalaya Money Exchange and Deso Money Exchange.

It is learned that five Chinese nationals, who were arrested on Sunday on the charge of hacking ATM system of various banks, had exchanged millions of Nepali rupees to US dollars through the aforementioned money exchange centers after stealing from ATM booths of various banks.

Spokesperson at the Metro Police Hobindra Bogati told Republica Online that they have launched an investigation into the incident.



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