back to article Amazon, Apple dish up $300,000 to 'musical crims'

A gang of cyber fraudsters were arrested this morning after allegedly making tens of thousands of pounds by buying their own records from Apple iTunes and Amazon using stolen credit cards. Nine people are currently being held in custody following arrests at addresses in London and the West Midlands earlier today. The …

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Now I understand!

So that's how Eminem does it, eh?

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Such a shame...

...but nobody else was going to pay good money for LOtUSFLOW3R, after all...

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Typical

Once again, people buying music instead of downloading it for free are RUINING the music industry! When will they learn?

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Which Bands/Artists?

The title says it all..

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The gang is called

Blazin' Squad, right?

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Finally a useful application for a botnet.

Scripting kiddies start coding ... NOW!

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60 cops?

What was the gang working out of a doughnut shop or something?

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P2P

Just think how much they undoubtedly lost to all the freetards sharing the tracks on The Pirate Bay! :-D

Just out of curiosity, was the music any good?

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Is that a good return

Not being au fait with expected rates of returns for stolen goods, is a rate of 40% okay, or could they have done better elsewhere? Maybe it's a case of risk versus reward, and the risk seemed very low. For a while.

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