U.S. Indicts 8 Members of Alleged International Cybercrime, Money Laundering and Identity Theft Ring for Hacking Into Banks, Brokerage and Payroll Processing Firms

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Sunday, September 1, 2013
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
29
Issue: 
9
Abstract: 

On June 12, 2013, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman of the New Jersey office announced that eight alleged members of an international cybercrime, money laundering, and identity theft conspiracy were charged with a scheme to use information hacked from customer accounts held at more than a dozen banks, brokerage firms, payroll processing companies, and government agencies in an effort to steal at least $15 million from U.S. customers.[1]