Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Another Israeli ID Theft Ring Busted

Related: ID Thief Was Government Informant

Israel's Identity Theft Ring

What were the Mossad with fraudulent New Zealand Passports doing in Iraq?

The Russian-Israeli Mafia: Off-limits to FBI, US intelligence

The Judeo-Russian Mafia: From the Gulag to Brooklyn to World Dominion

"Sandwich loses nearly $50k to hacker; Scheme may have international ties" by Milton J. Valencia, Globe Staff | November 26, 2008

.... Police Chief Michael J. Miller said the man in Florida, who was not identified, told authorities he answered an advertisement offering to pay him to open an account. The hacker would then move funds from Sandwich into the account, and the Florida man would then wire it through Western Union to St. Petersburg, Russia....

Miller downplayed reports that police are investigating whether the hacker has ties to Russian organized crime, because of where the money was being sent. But Turner said computer fraud is a booming industry in Russia and Eastern Europe, with organized crime rings offering all types of information, and hacking equipment, on the black market.

Eastern Europe?

"a government in Eastern Europe "could be effectively taken over and run by organized crime. --source--"

By ISRAELI GANGSTERS?!!!! Why not name it then?

"This is only a small slice of what's going on in the economy," he said. The data breach that occurred is similar to the type of scheme that attacked retailers such as TJX and BJ's Wholesale Club, in one of the largest computer fraud cases in the country, Turner said.... --more--"

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