More Charges for ATM Hacker

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Thursday 1st February, 2018 – More charges were brought against the Bulgarian man who hacked several ATMs in Antigua last December.

Martin Dimitrov Dachenski, who defrauded a local bank of almost $28,000, was charged with three additional counts of Larceny by police on Wednesday.

He is accused of hacking into two separate ATM’s located on High Street and Thames Street, and stole close to $5,000 from one machine, and over $18,000 from another according to police. He is further accused of hacking into an ATM located at a business place on All Saints Road, where he stole almost $5,000 from that ATM. The crimes were committed between December 13th and 15th, 2017.

The ATM fraudster later fled the jurisdiction to neighbouring Montserrat. However, he was apprehended there and later returned to Antigua.

He was charged with Larceny and was remanded to prison on his first court appearance. His committal date was set for March, 2018.