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Cashier arrested for using banks cards illegally

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A restaurant cashier has been arrested for allegedly compromising customers’ bank cards data by using an illegal point of sale device in Western’s Cape Hopefield.

“The arrest follows several complaints in the past two months from victims who suffered substantial financial losses after visiting the same restaurant,” the Hawks said.

During the arrest, police found one unauthorised point of sale device as well as two bank cards with questionable authenticity.

The 24-year-old Zimbabwean national is expected to appear in the Hopefield Magistrate’s Court on Friday on charges of the contravening the Electronic Communication Act. – SAnews.gov.za