Hackerville, Romania: Where Your Money Goes

Drăgăşani may be a small town in the Carpathian Mountains, but its inhabitants made it famous. The latest E-Bay 3 million dollar heist originated there, like many others before it. A young man who made more money than bank in a single day, stealing data from E-Bay users and employees.

His former teachers and classmates tell his tale of becoming a professional hacker. A 21 year old, introverted, intelligent, quick-learning and humorous, was the mastermind who stole personal data – and then cold cash – under nicks such as “facemfrauda” – Romanian for “we make fraud” – or “audiqsieben” – “Audi Q7”.

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