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
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