Cyberthieves use human money mules for risky work

Sitting at a computer somewhere overseas in January 2009, computer hackers went phishing.Within minutes of casting their electronic bait they caught what they were looking for: A small Michigan company where an employee unwittingly clicked on an official-looking e-mail that secretly gave cyberthieves the keys to the firm’s bank account.Before company executives knew what was happening, Experi-Metal Inc., a suburban Detroit manufacturing company, was broke. Its $560,000 bank balance had been electronically scattered into bank accounts in Russia, Estonia, Scotland, Finland and around the U.S.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/11/22/AR2010112200855.html

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