Let's meet a Romanian eBay scammer

Thursday, 2 August 2007, 5:18 AM EST

The past few years have seen an increase in eBay and phishing scams out of Romania. Our resident scambusters have privately been tracking one operation in particular - a group of young Romanians that have been scamming people around the world for thousands of dollars over the past year.

The scammers hack machines for use as eBay phishing hosts, then use the acquired Paypal accounts and passwords to buy expensive items on eBay. The phishing efforts also net them plenty of eBay accounts, which are then used to hold bogus online auctions.

At Broadband Reports.

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