US prosecutors launch largest ever hacking fraud case

4:54 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

US prosecutors launch largest ever hacking fraud case

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US prosecutors have launched what they say is the country's largest ever hacking fraud case.
US prosecutors have launched what they say is the country's largest ever hacking fraud case. Five men in Russia and Ukraine have been charged with running a hacking operation that allegedly stole more than 160 million credit and debit card numbers from a number of major US companies over a period of seven years.