Four charged in landmark UK phishing case

Friday, 15 October 2004, 2:03 PM EST

Four eastern Europeans appeared in a London court yesterday charged with defrauding online banks of hundreds of thousands through an elaborate 'phishing' scam.

The two men and two women from Russia, Estonia and Ukraine are allegedly leading members of a gang that siphoned cash from ebanking accounts after conning consumers into handing over confidential banking details.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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