British man jailed for eBay phishing fraud


A British man was jailed for four years on Tuesday for masterminding an eBay internet auction swindle which stole computer account details from users and assumed their identities.

David Levi led six others in a gang which scooped almost 200,000 pounds (US$353,800) through a "phishing" fraud -- the practice of stealing goods after tricking computer users into revealing their bank details. British man jailed for eBay phishing fraud - Security - www.itnews.com.au

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