Online Crime Ring


178 Busted in Credit Card Cloning Scheme

Authorities in 14 countries raided stolen credit card groups and six cloning labs manned by criminal organizations in the U.S., Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Ireland with arrests in Australia, Sweden, Greece, Finland
and Hungary. Read the full article. [Reuters] Read the Interior Minister statement. [Spain]

SMS Crime Ring Busted in Malaysia

Malaysian cops have busted an alleged text message spam scam ring
thought to have fleeced locals for hundreds of thousands of dollars. The group are suspected of raking in RM6.4m ($1.9m) between 2006 and April 2010
using fictitious lottery winnings as a bait for an advanced fee fraud. Read the full article. [The Register]

Malaysian Hacker Will Be Extradited to U.S.

A Thai court has approved the extradition to the U.S. of a Malaysian
man allegedly involved in hacking credit card information, causing
massive losses for victims in the U.S. Read the full article. [Computerworld]

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