Sheriff's Office News Releases

3 Suspects Arrested for Skimming Device Scam

PUBLISHED:Fri October 21, 2016

Osceola County, Florida – Osceola County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Ciprian-Viorel Vartollomei, Marius Sandu and Tamas Lorinc Falvi and charged them with Use of a Scanning Device. The investigation began on October 20 when deputies received information regarding suspicious activity at SunTrust Bank located at 650 Celebration Avenue.

Based on the information, detectives conducted an investigation on October 20, 2016. They observed three suspects remove a skimming device from the ATM and leave the area. A traffic stop was conducted and all three suspects were arrested and booked into the Osceola County Jail. The three are suspects in possible similar crimes. The investigation is on-going with additional charges pending.

  • Ciprian-Viorel Vartolomei (DOB 7/12/80), Str.Viginului 20, Brasov Romania¬†
  • Marius Sandu (DOB 1/23/94), 18 Rapsodiei Street, Valcea Romania
  • Tamas Lorinc-Falvi (DOB 5/30/78), 1148 Fay Utca 2, Budapest