- Stolen money was kept in the military-technical cooperation
- Scammers steal bitcoins using Internet technologies
Cyber scammers rob US firms for $ 168 million
Fraudsters rob US companies for $ 168 million
Criminals compromised e-mail and withdraw money
Another fraud in the field cryptocurrencies
Thursday 9 July, main organizer and main performer of the Olalekan criminal scheme Jacob Ponle, more known under the nickname Woodbery, will appear before the US court in the case of money laundering of money, large-scale fraud and yet for a number of crimes. Cyber criminal faces up to 20 years in prison.
Stolen money was kept in the military-technical cooperation
The organizer of the criminal group Jacob Ponle managed to rob a number of American companies worth hundreds of billions of dollars. According to the FBI, about 1.9 million people and organizations have become victims of fraudsters, and the group itself has been operating on the Internet for several years. The criminal gang included at least 11 people, which engaged in hacker attacks on computers and servers of large American companies.
As the FBI officials explained, Woodbury with by their accomplices compromised the addresses of corporate email mail, and then they organized an unauthorized transfer of money to various bank accounts. Between January and September 2019 of the year so the same way scammers stole money from companies in the amount of 1,494.71,506,296 bitcoins, which is equivalent to $ 6,599,499.98.
The biggest scams of the group can consider the theft of $ 2.3 million from a Chicago firm and an unauthorized withdrawal funds from an American company in the amount of $ 15.3 million. Part of the stolen funds was transferred to fake bank accounts and already then the participants in the criminal scheme bought MTC and transferred them to Woodbury’s own wallet.
Now the members of the group are detained, and Woodbury himself has been extradited from the UAE to the United States, where he will appear before a federal court..
Scammers steal bitcoins using Internet technologies
Previously BeInCrypto Pisal, that scammers created 9 fake websites at once that generated fake QR codes. To use the fake generator, users had to enter the address of the bitcoin wallet, as well as a protective text phrase. Further, as the developers promised, the program itself will generate the QR code that you need will be scan before entering the wallet.
The first to suspect that something was wrong was the director of security on the MyCrypto platform Harry Denley, who decided to use the services of the site and create QR codes for several bitcoin-wallets. But no matter how much he tried, the generator produced always same QR code for all wallets. it meant that if user will share the QR code with someone else or post him on the website to request donations, all money will be sent to the address of the scammers.
Besides Togo, Commission on valuable papers and exchanges USA (SEC) froze assets company Modern Money Team, whose organizers spent money investors for personal needs. As stated in the SEC memo, Utah resident Daniel F. Patnam organized a scam business platform Modern Money Team that provided some services: options trading and currencies on market Forex as well access to cryptocurrency mining. For participation in business, the company took money from users, as well as attracted investments in the purchase of mining equipment for our own mining pool. but, by opinion SEC staff, Putnam has used over $ 100,000 from his investors for a condominium and 33 000 dollars for personal purchases.
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