Police catch $37m global phishing fraudster

Monday, 21 March 2005, 3:58 PM EST

Brazilian police have arrested an individual suspected of leading a phishing gang that stole $37m from its victims' online bank accounts.

It is claimed that the gang, which included more than 18 people, stole from online banking customers using a Trojan sent to thousands of computers via email.

By Robert Jaques at vnunet.

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