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French police have arrested six people on suspicion of fraud involving the bank account of French president Nicolas Sarkozy. Sarkozy filed a criminal complaint last month following fraudulent payments from his personal bank account in Paris. Stolen payment card details were reportedly used to mobile phone subscriptions. A …

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New bank fraud terminology?

To have one's bank account hacked into, illegally accessed or raided is to "get Sarkozied"

"I hear that your bank account was Sarkozied, did they get much?"

Works for me.

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Dumb and dumber.

You're in France. You're a bank scammer. You get a load of bank details. Do hack the account with the name "Nicolas Sarkozy" or the one with the name "Jean Bloggues"?

If bank fraud is now so simple that people this monumentally thick can do it, we should be very scared.

Oh, and about the terminology? I reckon that in future, any scam so mind-numbingly stupid that anyone with more than two brain cells to rub together would immediately spot it was doomed to failure should be known as a "Sarkozy fraud".

(We need a Jade Goody icon. Paris is waaay too intelligent to be appropriate here.)

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That was fast...

In less than 8 days, 6 people are in the nick.

When J. Bloggs get's his card hacked, it's 3 months, complaints to be loged with the cops, copies sent recorded delievery to your bank, arguments with your bank manager to get your money back.... And no-one has ever got nailed!

Oh, he's a high ranking civil servant.... I forgot that the law and justice has 2 speeds...

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