Jan 12 2013

21-Month Sentence for Point-of-Sale Payment Card Data Thief

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A Romanian man has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for his role in a payment card hacking scheme. Cezar Iulian Butu pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit access device fraud in September 2012. A co-conspirator in the scheme, Iulian Dolan, has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit computer fraud and conspiracy to commit access
device fraud; he will be sentenced in April. A third defendant, Adrian-Tiberiu Oprea, will face trial next month, and a fourth defendant, Florin Radu, is still at large. The scheme involved breaking into point of sale payment card processing systems at more than 50 US retailers. The hackers placed backdoors on systems they infiltrated.

Please read more: Romanian sentenced for multimillion-dollar payment card hack scheme

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