The 8 Steps Behind The Massive $45M Cyber Bank Heist

6. Credit Card Data Distributed To Money Mules

Investigators said the cybercriminal organization distributed 12 account numbers from the compromised Muscat bank accounts to money mules in 24 countries in February. The accounts were configured with increased balances to people across the globe including Brooklyn and other U.S. locations. The heist took place in late February, and the cybercriminals, who were able to log at least 36,000 transactions within 10 hours, netted $40 million from ATMs.

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