Rs.2.5mn missing from Bank ATM

4 December 2013 03:42 pm - 10     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Ambalangoda police initiated investigations on a complaint lodged by the Ambalangoda Peoples bank over fraudulent alleged robbery of Rs.2,513,900 from the bank’s ATM this evening, police said.

The incident was reported after the discovery of the missing money while the ATM was being repaired. Ambalangoda police suspected that, this maybe an internal fraud. (Yasas P. Mendis)

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  • Cobra Thursday, 05 December 2013 01:08 AM

    Banks have a limit to ATM withdrawals so either the machine had to be busted from outside to get at the money or the cash never went in to the bins at replenishing time- Clearly and inside job and it happens to be a state bank where internal security is zilch!!!

    ANTON Thursday, 05 December 2013 01:08 AM

    INQUIRE FROM ARMY DESERTERS.

    ANTON Thursday, 05 December 2013 01:09 AM

    DEFINITELY GOVERNMENT CCTV CAMERAS WERE OUT OF ORDER.

    arp Thursday, 05 December 2013 09:42 AM

    May be LTTE. Those days they used to only raid People's Bank branches.

    Goofy Wednesday, 04 December 2013 04:35 PM

    Joke, an inside job. Peoples Bank? Peoples money.

    Andrew Pitugala Thursday, 05 December 2013 06:36 AM

    They don't keep so much money at any time.
    This surely has happened over a period of time.
    Which points the finger towards the Bank itself.

    janaka Wednesday, 04 December 2013 05:11 PM

    HOW CAN THIS HAPPEN. PEOPLES MONEY FROM PEOPLES BANK. ????? I AM SURE GOVERNMENT PEOPLE MUST HAVE DONE THIS. only in sri lanka these things happen.

    Andrew Pitugala Thursday, 05 December 2013 11:42 AM

    Also, behind the ATM machine.

    Fazli Wednesday, 04 December 2013 06:21 PM

    Yep, thats a possibilty. Comprehensive & full investigation would reveal the story.

    Kiris Baba Amaray Thursday, 05 December 2013 04:06 AM

    Plant an armed Police Officer in front of all ATM Machines to prevent ATM robberies.


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