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Russian embassy representatives met on Monday with the five people who were arrested in Sri Lanka over a credit card scam and confirmed they were indeed Russian nationals.

Sri Lankan police arrested the Russians on Sunday in Colombo with 250 fraudulently acquired credit cards. Russia has yet to receive official notification from the Sri Lankan authorities concerning the case, the embassy said.

A police spokesman earlier said the Russians were arrested with over $25,000 dollars they had withdrawn from ATM machines in Sri Lanka, and said they had accomplices in Cambodia and Vietnam.

The embassy said the detainees had no complaints about conditions at the jail where they are being held. (RIA Novosti)

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  • lima Tuesday, 20 November 2012 04:41 AM

    SO , IN RUSSIA WITH LOVE , SAME THING HAPPENING IN SRI LANKA TOO BUT , IN DIFFERENT CONNOTATION.

    Matalan Tuesday, 20 November 2012 04:55 AM

    Years ago, they complained Russia was communist although free from crimes. Now they boast of having the highest crime figures inspired by the powerful mafiosi in Asia/Europe. Not too dissimilar to what's going on in S Africa.

    tintin Tuesday, 20 November 2012 05:02 AM

    look at the standard of the jails in sri lanka
    it matches international standards great

    Justin Keppetiyagama Tuesday, 20 November 2012 06:20 AM

    The owners of credit cards also should be probed to find out whether they would have had any nefarious trnsactions with these foreigners.

    Miracle Child Tuesday, 20 November 2012 07:09 AM

    all we need now is some American culprits cought

    Richardson Tuesday, 20 November 2012 09:32 AM

    Shoot the Russians their balls off and send tp Putin


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