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The FBI has released pictures of two suspects linked to a multi-million dollar ATM heist. The man and a woman are thought to be street-level accomplices in a global cash machine heist the netted $9m from 130 ATM machines in 49 cities around the globe in a co-ordinated attack that lasted just hours. Investigators reckon the gang …

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WorldPay

Says it all

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I'll have a tenner

Thanks

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They got all their cards compromized...

And all they did was reset the PIN numbers!!!??!? Put this in DailyWTF

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Wondervar

I wish I'd come up with this idea! It would beat my crap pay as an IT consultant!

I should have become a lawyer at £300 an hour, as I just discovered the other day.

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How much did each card let them take?

100 cards would be $90,000 from each!

And given that they're payroll cards, those would be from low-paid workers. I'd be surprised if any of them earn half that figure in a year.

And the banks tell us that they have 'good' security protocols?

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This is why the mob exists

This is why the mob exists. If you steal $9 mil and the only risk you face is some time in jail, go for it. The risk/benefit is worth it. If you know you are going to end up in the Vegas desert beaten to death with a baseball bat, it is unlikely any theft is going to balance out this likely possibility. Hence, why we have the mob.

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