One of heads of bank of Moldova the hacker. ЦБЭПК Moldova has found out 500 thousand the US dollars, stolen at the company making paints "Arthur B. Myr Industries" in Michigan, the USA.
According to ЦБЭПК, in December of this year employees of the Center have finished criminal prosecution upon assignment attempts in huge scales of property of the company "Arthur B. Myr Industries Inc" in Белльвилль, the State of Michigan, the USA, namely money resources at a rate of 498.755 US dollars. The complaint in this connection has been submitted by the company to the Federal bureau of investigations (FBI) of the USA and in ЦБЭПК through embassy of the USA in Republic Moldova.
Hackers have opened a site-clone of large bank in the USA and by means of messages have demanded from clients of updating of personal data. After the victim entered the data on this site-double (the account, ID and the accounting record password), they became known to the initiator of this roguish scheme. Then it carried out the numerous not authorised connections which remittances to hundreds addressees from accounts of victims followed.
In most cases получателами the remittances which are carried out by hackers, there were involuntary participants of these transactions who then should direct money abroad through Western Union or MoneyGram. Only on January, 22nd, 2009 Comerica Bank has suffered from a number of not authorised responses of financial assets for a total sum in 2,7 million US dollars.
The company "Arthur B became one of victims of this scheme. Myr Industries" which is factory on manufacture and definitive processing of paints and aerodynamic solutions. Heads of the company have received the message with the requirement about updating of data, and right after their connections and data acquisition hackers have carried out some transfers at a rate of 498.755 US dollars.
According to employees ЦБЭПК, bank remittance has been carried out Comerica Detroit, and the bank-addressee is in Republic Moldova. Money has been listed addressed to the physical person who has opened the accounting record under instructions of the managerial personnel of other bank in Republic Moldova and some interested persons.
This very day the citizen was in branch of bank and has demanded to give out all sum cash at a rate of 498.755 US dollars. During criminal prosecution operative measures in which result criminal acts have been documentary registered have been taken and finally offenders have been detained.