UK: Police quiz 19 over £6m Zeus-related online banking fraud

Hi-tech crime police were today questioning 19 people suspected of orchestrating a multimillion-pound attack on British bank accounts.

Up to £6 million has been taken from online accounts in just three months by a gang of computer hackers.

They used a virus known as “zeus” to infect computers and capture the passwords and other sensitive details of banking customers.

Their money was then transferred into bogus accounts created by the crooks to help them launder the profits.

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