BBC World Service

Thieves stole $45 million in global ATM heist

Mark Gregory May 10, 2013
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BBC World Service

Thieves stole $45 million in global ATM heist

Mark Gregory May 10, 2013
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A highly coordinated band of thieves stole $45 million from ATMs around the globe in a matter of hours. In New York City alone, the thieves made off with $2.4 million. On Thursday, federal prosecutors unsealed an indictment against eight men, one of whom was found dead in the Dominican Republic.

The BBC’s technology correspondent Mark Gregory has been looking into how they pulled off.

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