Group in N.Y. Arrested in Alleged Cyber Crime Thefts

Prosecutors filed charges on Thursday against a group of eight people who allegedly helped steal $45 million in a matter of hours through thousands of coordinated transactions at automated teller machines around the globe.

The members of the group charged on Thursday mostly lived in the Yonkers area of New York, prosecutors said, but prosecutors said those charged are part of a larger, global network that has been siphoning money from ATMs by using stolen prepaid debit card numbers.

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