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Romanian phishers sentenced to U.S. federal prison

(SC Magazine) Two Romanian citizens will spend time in U.S. prison for their involvement in a phishing scheme which targeted customers of several banks, eBay and PayPal.

On Monday, a U.S. district judge in New Haven, Conn., sentenced Bogdan Boceanu, 30, to 80 months in prison, and Andrei Bolovan, 29, to 27 months in prison.

The defendants were part of a criminal collective hailing from Cariova, Romaina, that stole debit and credit card numbers through phishing campaigns to withdraw funds from ATMs without authorization, according to a release by the U.S. Department of Justice…read full article

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