6 Vietnamese face theft charges for using stolen credit card data

Dam Huy reports:

Ho Chi Minh City police are seeking theft charges against six members of a gang that purchased stolen credit card data online and then used the card numbers to buy goods from the US.

The six, aged 26-31, face charges of “using the Internet to appropriate property.”

According to police investigations, Nguyen Thanh Son, the 29-year-old ringleader, and his accomplices bought the credit card data stolen from overseas phishing sites or from large data breaches at international banks at the price of US$6-20 per card.

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