Identities bought and sold in online underground


The dangerous new underworld operating on the internet is full of secret chat rooms and message boards where the hot commodity is social security and credit card numbers, bank account details, even PIN numbers.

"It is up for sale in cyberspace right this very minute," said Dan Clements of CardCops.

Clements is with a company called CardCops, which has infiltrated hundreds of these internet dens. He's on a mission to warn banks and consumers. He took us underground to show us how big the problem is.

"We see 426 hackers are in this room right this very minute," said Clements. NBC2 News Online - Identities bought and sold in online underground

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