Suspect arrested over using phishing sites to scam users of internet

The China Post reports:

Police authorities in Taipei arrested a suspect last week on charges of setting up phishing websites that have allegedly stolen users’ confidential information, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) has announced.

The male suspect, surnamed Liao, was arrested on May 11 for setting up two phishing websites which he allegedly used to steal confidential personal information that he later used to scam money from victims, the CIB said.

According to investigators, Liao has set up two such websites since this January.

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