Carders have made off with US$12.7 million (£8.7 million, A$17.5 million) ripping through 1400 ATMs in a mere two hours last week. The attackers netted ¥1.4 billion in cash from ATMs located in convenience stores across the country using counterfeit credit cards. Sources told local media the 1600 credit cards used in the attacks contained account information from an unnamed South African bank. Tokyo is working with South African police through INTERPOL to investigate the theft and bank breach, Mainichi.jp reports.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register