Boom times for hi-tech fraudsters

In the real world it's a fair bet that burglars live in the same town or city where they commit their crimes.

Not so on the net where hi-tech criminals can be a continent away from their victims and often route control commands through a chain of computers to hide their tracks.

One area turning out to be a hotbed of hi-tech crime is Eastern Europe. Enormously successful tech savvy gangs have been traced to Russia, Romania, Ukraine, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. BBC NEWS | Technology | Boom times for hi-tech fraudsters

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 28th September 2005 7:40AM