On Wednesday US Department of Justice announced charges on 36 suspects who associated with the cybercriminal organization engaged in Identity theft, Financial frauds, carding and in other cybercrime activities.
The Infraud organization was set up in October 2010 and their primary focus of the Infraud organization is carding and they have built a dashboard for carding for stealing the stolen identity information, banking details, for selling debit and credit cards. By March 2017 the dashboard had 10,901 accounts. Reads Criminal incident.
Carding refers to the activity of purchasing retail products by using counterfeit or stolen credit cards, there are some well-known carding methods have also included ‘trashing’ for financial data, raiding mailboxes and working with insiders.
Infraud organization Hierarchy
The Infraud organization maintains a hierarchy of its operations as like the deep web market placed such as Hansa or Alpha. Administrators “4DMini57r470rz” are governing council of the Infraud Organization, Super Moderators “Super MODER470R5” subject-matter expert in specific areas.
Moderators “M0d3r470r2” have limited permissions, vendors sell the products of Infraud Organizations. Also, they have categorized their customers as premium and standard members.
Members of the enterprise utilize an online discussion forum called ”In-fraud,” with the slogan of “In Fraud We Trust,” controlled by Infraud Organization Administrators, to discuss, meet, and conduct criminal activities. Reads Criminal incident.
Such activities include the sale and purchase of stolen social security numbers, dates of birth, ad14 dresses, passwords, and· other personally identifying information and property, ad15 advertising services to facilitate such activity, and disseminating malware.
Members of the Infraud organization use reputed websites to advertise their websites and the transaction are handled through Bitcoin, Perfect Money, WebMoney, and other digital currencies.
The cybercrime investigation is a joint operation between Department of Homeland Security’s criminal investigations unit and the Justice Department’s criminal division with the help of officials in several other countries. The case is being prosecuted by U.S. attorneys in Nevada.
Prosecutors said the Infraud organization stole more than $530 million and could have taken as many as $2.2 billion if it had not been terminated.