In what is perhaps the most successful Internet phishing scheme of all time, the actions of Finnish criminals in acquiring bank access codes is continuing to expand, targeting female victims specifically. Since last spring, the conmen have withdrawn credits and made bank transfers worth around half a million euros using Finns' bank access codes they have acquired.
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Phishing scheme nets over half a million euros
The amount has grown by approximately 100,000 euros after the police reported news about the incident less than a month ago. The police has managed to reclaim approximately 190,000 euros.