http://japantoday.com/e/?content=news&cat=7&id=221053 Sunday, June 30, 2002 at 18:00 JST SINGAPORE - A 30-year-old Chinese national is believed to have hacked into online accounts at Singapore's largest bank and transferred money to his own account, Singapore's Sunday Times newspaper reported Sunday. Police are now investigating whether the unidentified man hacked into the 21 accounts at the Development Bank of Singapore Ltd (DBS) from here or abroad, according to the report. It is believed that the Chinese national may have left Singapore by now. A police spokeswoman declined to confirm the nationality of the man but said the police are now on the hunt for him. The case came to light on June 19 when one of the bank's customers reported to the police that S$5,000 (about $2,834) had been transferred out of his bank accounts earlier that day. Subsequent checks by DBS showed that another 18 similar transfers had taken place from other accounts on the same day, the report said. The hacker had fraudulently transferred amounts ranging from S$200 to S$4,999 to his own account, the police said. (Kyodo News) - ISN is currently hosted by Attrition.org To unsubscribe email majordomoat_private with 'unsubscribe isn' in the BODY of the mail.
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