Saturday, February 03, 2007

Behind the scenes in organized online fraud

Wired News recently ran a very interesting, multi-part series that provides a behind the scenes look at organized credit card fraud:

Wired News: I Was a Cybercrook for the FBI

David Thomas ran one of the most popular online crime hubs, while the FBI ran him.

Tightening the Net

The Grifters operation makes headway against the notorious "King Arthur," the Moriarty of cybercrime.

Tracking the Russians

A U.S. agent tells of the frustration of tracking Eastern European criminal masterminds.

The Boards Come Crashing Down

The FBI shuts down its operation, as the Secret Service drops the hammer on the underground carding scene.

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