Man Sentenced to Three Years Imprisonment for Destroying ATM
A man who set fire to and destroyed an ATM that he taught was suspicious, was ordered to pay 138,000 yuan ( $ 21,185 ) for the machine. The man, identified as Cai, suspected that the surveillance camera installed in the ATM where he was about to withdraw money, located at Nanyue Square in Longgang, was being used by thieves. He blackened the camera lens using a lighter and decided to use another atm machine.
While withdrawing money from the other ATM, Cai noticed that it too had a camera installed, he again used his lighter to scorch the lens but the machine accidentally set on fire. Cai was arrested and ordered to pay 138,000 yuan for the machine and was sentenced into three years in jail by the Longgang District People’s Court.