Romanian payment card crook gets 21 months in the US - $10M losses inflicted on 150,000 card holders
- — Jan. 9, 2013, 1:10 p.m.
Judgement Day for Romanian cybercriminal Cezar Butu.
He'll serve 21 months in a US prison for his role in a $10M carding heist against sandwich giant Subway and other US businesses.
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