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A West Australian man has been sentenced to 12 months' jail and fined $1,500 for taking part in an EFTPOS card skimming scam which netted the bandits $270,000. Naresh Vasanthanathan, 22, was part of an EFTPOS scamming ring which used terminals to capture bank card numbers and pins over a two month period last year. The accused …

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@Gain, $270k; fine, $1,500. What’s wrong with this picture

Well, he also got 12 months in gaol which adds to the punishment side of the deal. As for the $270k gain ... I'm sure that will be handled by recovery processes to seize money/assets obtained via crime.

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But it's Oz...

I thought that criminal behaviour was their history & heritage...

Mine's the asbestos one, 'cos of the inevitable flaming from the Antipodes 7 Earls Court...

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