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How the ­.s. Finally Tracked Down a Hacker Kingpin


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Hackers' money trail

According to the Justice Department, in one 10-hour period in 2013, Jose Familia Reyes (pictured) and co-conspirators used hacked debit cards to steal more than $2.4 million in cash from ATMs in Manhattan. Reyes, who pled guilty to charges stemming from the scheme, withdrew at least $40,000 in the hacking spree.

Credit: U.S. Department of Justice

For the U.S., the extradition of Ercan Findikoglu shows the value of patience when it comes to pursuing suspected hacker kingpins.

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