Spain busts card-cloning gang led by 9/11 attacks financier


Spanish police have arrested 19 people in Madrid who specialised in making illegal credit cards by getting people's data – such as pin numbers – on the darknet and transferring it to other cards. – EPA pic, November 3, 2018.

SPANISH police today said they have dismantled a gang that cloned credit cards, led by an Algerian previously jailed for helping finance the September 11, 2001 attacks in the US.

Police said they arrested 19 people in Madrid who specialised in making illegal credit cards by getting people’s data – such as pin numbers – on the darknet and transferring it to other cards.


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