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Police bust e-crime gang for online bank thefts




Police bust e-crime gang for online bank thefts
Police bust e-crime gang for online bank thefts



http://news.techworld.com/security/3234225/police-bust-e-crime-gang-for-online-bank-thefts/ 

By John E Dunn
Techworld
04 August 10

UK and Irish police have today swooped on an international e-crime gang 
accused of attempting to steal money from up to 20,000 online bank 
accounts and credit cards in the countries.

Using initial estimates from the Metropolitan Police Central e-Crime 
Unit (PCeU), the unnamed five men and one woman arrested are accused of 
stealing 358,000 ($570,000), from 10,000 bank accounts and at least 3 
million ($4.7 million) from a further 10,000 credit cards.

They are also accused of attempting to steal a further 1.14 million 
($1.8 million) from online bank accounts.

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