Computer virus scammers nabbed

2010-09-30 21:24

New York - Federal and state authorities have charged more than 60 people in connection with a global cyber crime scheme that relied on internet viruses to steal millions of dollars from US bank accounts.

Federal prosecutors say the defendants are accused of using the Zeus Trojan and other internet viruses to steal money.

Authorities planned to announce the charges at a news conference on Thursday afternoon in New York City.

- AP
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