May 10, 2013
German prosecutors said on Friday they had arrested two Dutch citizens suspected of involvement in a $45 million global cyber heist unveiled the previous day by U.S. authorities.
A 35-year-old man and a 56-year-old woman were caught on February 19 withdrawing 170,000 euros ($220,500) in Düsseldorf using Bank of Muscat credit cards. In total, $2.4 million dollars had been withdrawn in seven German cities, the prosecutors said.
On Thursday, U.S. prosecutors said a criminal gang had stolen a total of $45 million from two Middle Eastern banks by hacking into credit card processing firms and withdrawing money from cash machines in 27 countries.
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