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The founder of a notorious underground carding forum was jailed for four years and eight months on Friday. Renukanth Subramaniam, 33, set up DarkMarket, an eBay for cybercrooks where fraudsters and crackers could buy and sell stolen bank log-ins, credit card details and skimmers. The scheme became unstuck in 2008 after the site …

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FAIL

Ahh....Justice.

It will take him 4 and a half years just to stop laughing at how incredibly rich he'll be when he gets out (in about 2 and a half years most likely).

Yes they'll go after assets. But most assets will be way too removed for recovery.

Crime doesn't^H^H^H pay.

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A former pizza man ?

I find it harder and harder to believe in the "safety" and "security" of the whole credit card scheme if a mere pizza delivery boy, heck, even a pizzaiolo, can set up a scheme like this and pull it off for so long.

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Pint

Yeah but....

The fact that he was a pizza boy is pretty much irrelevant. He probably just took the first legit job that came along.

Pint because he could have found a job in a pub.

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Anonymous Coward

RE: Pizza man

The question is which turtle was he? It took the skills of Master Splinter to finally catch him, but then he did teach the turtles everything they knew, and he was aware of their fondness for pizza.

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Happy

He made money, did he?

I'm sure the revenooers are delighted. Something juicy for their afternoon tea. Gotta love the Al Capone Strategy. :-)

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Bah!

Four and a half years?

Send him to the organ banks!

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