Hackers Stole Credit Card Info From Subway, Others: US

Law360, New York (December 12, 2011, 6:06 PM EST) -- Federal prosecutors have accused four Romanian hackers of orchestrating a multimillion-dollar scheme that allegedly compromised the credit card information of 80,000 customers at Subway restaurants and 50 other unnamed retailers, according to an indictment unsealed Wednesday in New Hampshire federal court.

Prosecutors allege Adrian Oprea, Cezar Iulian Butu, Iulian Dolan and Florin Radu remotely hacked into more than 200 U.S.-based merchants' point of sale or checkout computer systems — including those at more than 150 Subway restaurant franchises — in order to steal customers' credit, debit...
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