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Innovations in Crime: Impersonating Executives and Stealing Virtual Currency

By Robert Olausen September 29, 2015

keyboardHistorically, the most “successful” thieves have been those thinking of new ways to steal and new victims to target.

The criminal minds of today are no different. Instead of wearing masks and brandishing guns, they’re impersonating high-ranking corporate executives and having employees advance them company funds. Instead of taking cars or cash, they’re unlocking computer algorithms and stealing millions in virtual currency.