Saturday, 29 April 2017

Google , Facebook are Robbed - $100 million




Google and Facebook were victims of one man's phishing scheme, and admitted to losing about a $100 million. Employees of both conglomerates were duped a one Evaldas Rimasauskas, into transferring money to Evaldas Rimasauskas overseas account.

Rimasauskas, the man believed to be perpetrator, was apprehended in March by the Justice Department of the US government. He successfully posed as Quanta Computer, a Taiwanese electronics manufacturing firm, by sending phishing emails to employees at both firms demanding payment for goods and services.

After the staff of target company transferred the money electronically, Rimasauskas is said to have different accounts in banks all over the world, to various points on the globe such as Hungary, Slovakia, Lithuania and many more.

Before he was apprehended, Evaldas Rimasauskas is said to have been amassed $100 million, transferred  to him electronically by Google and Facebook, via different  banks around the world.

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