The Romanian Intelligence Service and the FBI recently arrested a retired Ukranian general and two accomplices who were trying to withdraw $1 million from CEC Bank.
"Valeriu Gaichuk, the former general and currently the director of ITR Europe TV Channel, an Israeli business man and a 37-year-old Moldavian were arrested on Friday in Iasi, Romania, while they were trying to obtain the large amount of money, reports local newspaper Adevarul," writes Softpedia's Eduard Kovacs.
"After they managed to obtain the Internet banking account credentials belonging to business owners from Italy and the United States, the group transferred large sums of money into the accounts of companies they owned," Kovacs writes.
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