Online fraudsters love webmail - true

Thursday, 20 July 2006, 12:47 AM EST

Online fraudsters favour easy to set-up webmail accounts when perpetrating online fraud. Yahoo! accounts come first in a list of the top ten email addresses used by online card fraudsters compiled by Early Warning UK, a scheme set up to help retailers avoid credit card fraud.

Early Warning has established a database of fraudsters that includes tens of thousands of entries. Subscribers to its CardAware protection service add hundreds more each month.

At The Register.

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