MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Romanian man accused of running a massive credit card skimming operation in the Mexican resort…

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Romanian man accused of running a massive credit card skimming operation in the Mexican resort of Cancún was arrested Thursday, ending a bizarre story of violence, theft and politics.

Mexican prosecutors said Florian Tudor, often know by his nickname “The Shark,” was arrested on an extradition request from Romania for attempted murder, organized crime and extortion.

When federal agents went to take Tudor into custody, another federal agent tried to prevent the arrest and Tudor’s lawyer tried to punch the officers, the prosecutors said. Both the lawyer and the rogue agent were subdued and taken into custody along with the Romanian.

Tudor has maintained his innocence, but officials say hundreds, and perhaps thousands of tourists were allegedly scammed at ATM machines run by his…

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