Accused Hacker Kingpin in Plea Talks With U.S. Over ATM Scam

Christie Smythe reports:

A Turkish man accused by the U.S. of masterminding a scheme that siphoned tens of millions of dollars from automated teller machines around the globe is negotiating a plea deal, prosecutors said.

Ercan Findikoglu, known as the “Predator,” has been held in a federal jail in New York since he was extradited from Germany last month. At a court hearing Wednesday in Brooklyn, prosecutors and a defense lawyer said the accused hacker is weighing a guilty plea.

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