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Counterfeit ring hacks Nebraska bank's computer

Some customers of a Kearney bank lost access to their debit card accounts after a Malaysian counterfeit ring hacked the bank’s computer system and attacked its Visa Check Card program. According to a report in the Kearney Hub, ove rthe weekend the Malaysian crime ring stole debit card numbers and made $13.99 transactions on Platte Valley Bank accounts, said bank president Mark Sutko. The bank took immediate action to stop the fraudulent authorizations. Using its fraud detection and prevention systems, Platte Valley was able to identify all the card numbers involved and took steps to protect customers affected, Sutko said. Full Story

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