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New kind of the Internet fraud represented by Russians

Date: November 06, 2004
Source: Computer Crime Research Center
By: Timofey Saytarly

Russian “spammers” represented new kind of Internet fraud. Thousands Australians received messages proposing participate in two-week trainings on the Internet payments. Trainings seemed to be organized by the Credit Suisse Group for involving new potential staff.

On the second week of training fraudsters proposed to execute test and make a payment through the Internet. Victims fall for the bait because believed that it was absolutely secure and they didn’t lose their money.

The web-site of false trainings has been shut down by law enforcements. It was registered in “de” domain-zone/ Fraudsters purchased domain name by using credit card number issued in Germany. Experts believe the credit card has been stolen by Russians.

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2005-09-02 18:59:22 - Interesting info Barbie
2004-12-02 03:22:58 - The Russians have also started using the... Earl Jarret
2004-11-11 18:33:23 - These types of scams are not new, they... Rajan
2004-11-11 14:47:25 - Comment to Erik Karl Sorgatz: Gee, you... BVG
2004-11-11 14:16:47 - This is the sort of thing that happens... Erik Karl Sorgatz
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