Jail time for bankcard phishers

A fine Texan based in the UK was busted for stealing credit card details via phishing emails, and now he and his partner are headed to the slammer.

Douglas Havard stole banking information from innocent folks, retrieved bank encoding schemes from some Russian crooks, and bagged a [minimum] $1 million bucks. His partner, Lee Elwood pleaded guilty a few weeks back, and has been sentenced to 4 years; Havard got six.

Of course, its no big surprise that Doug has long been aligned with criminal activity, and I won’t be surprise if he picks up where he left off in 2012, considering the National Hi-Tech Crime Unit and the US Secret Service aren’t really sure how much money the guy actually bagged.

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