Credit card scammers who think Cayman is a soft touch, need to think again.
That’s the message from the Financial Crime Unit, who recently brought down an international gang of fraudsters who came here to steal cash from banks.
Three Romanians, a Brit and an american woman were last week jailed for a total of more than 10 years.
Police seized cash and store gift cards, which had been altered to contain the information of genuine credit cards.
“We the RCIPS have zero tolerance as relates to persons coming here committing crime,” said DC Khalesiah Barboram.
“And if you do come, you will be caught. We work with the finance industry. We work with international corporations, customs, immigration. We all work together for one good of this Island. »
Police did say people using cash machines should be on their guard, where possible use machines inside banks.
And if they spot anything unusual about the ATM report it immediately to the bank.