Phishing Gang Arrested In The UK

from the but-only-low-level-folks dept

Over in the UK, they’ve arrested 12 people involved in a big phishing scam. Unlike previous arrests that found individuals who did a bad job of phishing, this one actually appears to be a roundup of those involved with an organized crime group. Of course, the downside is that those arrested are most likely low level operatives in the scam – which probably operates out of eastern Europe. All of those arrested were eastern European natives living in the UK, and were mostly used to set up local bank accounts to store the money they stole via the phishing scams. While this may eventually lead back to those responsible, what’s more likely is that they’ll just recruit a new batch of low level scammers and the phishing scams will just keep going.

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