(update) British teenager faces jail for selling details of thousands of U.S. bank accounts in $19m internet scam
More coverage of the Nick Webber/GhostMarket.net case, mentioned previously on this site. Webber reportedly admitted in court today to masterminding the sale of 65,000 bank details.
… Webber, who is the son of former Guernsey politician Tony Webber, was caught with details of 100,000 credit cards on his laptop – representing a potential loss to credit card companies of approximately $19million.
The teenager, is understood to have attended St John’s College in Southsea, Hampshire, now faces jail after he admitted the scam at Southwark Crown Court.
Three others, Gary Kelly, 21, Shakira Ricardo, 21, and Samantha Worley, 22, also admitted various charges in connection to Webber’s website.
Judge John Price remanded Webber and Kelly in custody ahead of a three day sentencing hearing in February 28 next year.
He granted bail to Ricardo, who will also be sentenced on that date.
Worley, who will be sentenced at a separate hearing on December 14, was also bailed.
Read more in the Daily Mail