Cybercriminals arrested for stealing banking and credit card information
In its early days, the first operation was aimed at fighting a criminal organization operating from Mataro and that she pledged to commit bank scams via the Internet, using huge e-mail spam that supplanted the identity of banking entities.
In this way, they tried to capture the potential victims. In the message of E-mail A serious incident has been reported in your account. He was also invited to visit a website that claimed to be the bank where he had to enter the keys to access online banking. With this disappointment, they managed to get the login credentials of many users, sending money to ATMs that others then deleted.
The second operation was different because it consisted mainly of minor of several nationalities. First, they managed to get the numbers on the cards by phishing. Secondly, they resold the numbers to employees to perform fraudulent transactions. At a third level of the organization, other people have received the purchases.
Everything was tried from Anonymous Tor Network, using stolen identity documents to create fake profiles. In total, the police identified and arrested 15 alleged perpetrators of fraud, disclosure of secrets and belonging to a criminal group. In total, nearly 70 people were affected, although the survey is still open and could be much larger.