Correction: An earlier version of this article implied that the haul of credit cards came from the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. That was incorrect. The authorities have said that although the FRB suffered a hack, the credit card information came from other institutions. My apologies for any confusion or embarrassment caused. I have updated the article below accordingly – Graham.
A Malaysian man who allegedly stole more than 400,000 credit and debit card details from various financial institutions, and hacking into the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, has been nabbed by the Secret Service.
Media reports have revealed that 32-year-old Lin Mun Poo was arrested in a Brooklyn diner, after allegedly trying to sell credit card details for $1000 to an undercover Secret Service agent.
Lin Mun Poo,…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
Found this article interesting? Follow Graham Cluley on Twitter to read more of the exclusive content we post.