Criminal dubbed 'The Cashpoint Kid' after Europe-wide crime spree jailed for ATM theft in Co Meath – Sunday World

A prolific thief known as the “Cashpoint Kid” who committed crimes across Europe has been jailed for four-and-half-years after stealing thousands from victims at ATM machines in Ireland.

evers Zinca (26) started carrying out ATM distraction thefts from the age of 11 and has been involved in a litany of incidents in Ireland, the UK and across Europe in a travelling crime spree.

Zinca, from Shancastle Drive, Clondalkin, Dublin, pleaded guilty to four thefts totalling €2,400 from customers at Bank of Ireland ATMs in Dunboyne, Ashbourne and Trim on dates in 2015, 2016 and January 26 this year.

He would distract his victims by pretending to beg as they entered their PIN into the ATM before he typed €600 into the keypad and made off with their cash.

Trim Circuit Court heard one 75-year-old victim said in her victim impact statement that she felt she had been targeted because of

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