Profile: Margaret Rouse
|There are myriad ways hackers can cash out once they have obtained stolen bank accounts or credit card details…One way is to find a partner and create two accounts on an online poker site, loading up one of the accounts with cash from a stolen card. The pair then enter a heads-up game and the cashed-up player purposely loses, making the other account rich. They then cash out and split the profits.
Asher Moses, Inside the hackers’ den
Hunched over a computer terminal in his pyjamas, “Frank” makes more money than a small-time drug dealer without ever having to worry about being caught or even leaving the house.