Hanoi IT engineers arrested for stealing, selling credit card info

Thanh Nien News reports:

The Hanoi police have arrested three young IT engineers who allegedly hacked into tens of thousands of credit cards and sold the information for more than VND400 million (US$18,380).

Le Van Nguyen, Nguyen Trong Hong, and Dang Quang Thanh Thanh, all 25, graduated from a university in information technology and have great expertise in programming and cyber security, the media has reported.

Police summoned Nguyen last Sunday after receiving a tip-off, and he confessed the trio had earned money by stealing and selling credit card information.

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