Romanian Police Arrest 90 In Online Fraud Case

By @Gooch700 on

A massive shopping online fraud has yielded 90 arrests in Romania.

According to Romanian police, the suspects allegedly cheated hundreds of online shoppers – mostly Americans – out of an estimated $20-million by offering for sale nonexistent goods on such Web sites as eBay and

The products “sold” included cars, motorbikes, boats and electronics.

Prosecutors in Romania said that the con-men used phony identities to transfer money to Romania from foreign countries

The arrests spanned Romania, with police searching more than 110 houses in nine cities. It is believed that a well-established organized crime gang was behind the scam.

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