Nov 12, 2015

Two Israelis and an American busted in largest-ever heist of customers’ bank data

via David Icke

‘Three sophisticated hackers broke into the computer systems of JPMorgan Chase, Dow Jones and 10 other ­finance-related companies — and used the data to run a pump-and-dump stock scheme, illegal online ­casinos and other scams that netted them hundreds of millions of dollars, the feds charged on Tuesday.
“By any measure, the data breaches of these firms were breathtaking in scope and in size. The defendants allegedly stole personal information of over 100 million customers, including 83 million customers from one bank alone, the single largest theft of customer data from US financial institutions ever,” US Attorney Preet Bharara said, referring to the 2014 hack of JPMorgan Chase.
Gery Shalon, 31, and Ziv Orenstein, 40, Israeli citizens in custody in that country; Joshua Aaron, 31, a US citizen believed to be on the run in Russia, and other co-conspirators allegedly used 200 different IDs, including more than 30 fake passports issued by the United States and other nations.’