Two men have pleaded guilty to their part in a multi-million dollar scheme which saw the point-of-sale computers of hundreds of Subway restaurant stores hacked into, and the details of customers’ payment cards stolen.
The men – 28-year-old Iulian Dolan, of Craiova, Romania, and Cezar Butu, 27, of Ploiesti, Romania, have admitted being part of a conspiracy to commit computer fraud according to a statement by the US Department of Justice.
The guilty pleas have been offered by the men as part of a plead-bargaining deal that should see Dolan sentenced for a maximum of seven years, and Butu to be freed within 21 months – providing a sentencing judge approves.
Dolan and Butu were part of a gang of four Romanian men arrested in…
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