Skimmers

Bulgarian jailed for stealing bank account data

Phan Anh reports: A Bulgarian man was sentenced to seven months and 15 days in jail on Wednesday for stealing and storing bank account information in HCMC. Stamov Ruslan Todorvo, 37, entered Vietnam last October and stayed in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 7. He frequented several ATMs of different banks to install a...

IL: Brookfield bank investigating ATM fraud

Bob Uphues reports: First National Bank of Brookfield‘s president last week said an investigation continues into the use of a card skimmer on its drive-thru ATM to gain PIN numbers of a large number of debit cards used during the weekend of Oct. 5-6.  The probe is ongoing and bank officials were “dedicated to making...

Romanian National Sentenced for Multi-State ATM Card Skimming Scheme

A Romanian national was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Springfield, Massachusetts, in connection with a multi-state ATM card skimming scheme.  The following information is provided by the Department of Justice: Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Andrew E. Lelling for the District of Massachusetts, Special...

Hackers stole customer credit cards in Newegg data breach

Zack Whittaker reports: Newegg is clearing up its website after a month-long data breach. Hackers injected 15 lines of card skimming code on the online retailer’s payments page which remained for more than a month between August 14 and September 18, Yonathan Klijnsma, a threat researcher at RiskIQ, told TechCrunch. The code siphoned off credit...