An indictment issued against Halmi Git has been brought forward to the Tel Aviv District Court. Halmit Gits is a 33-year-old Palestina that has been charged for a cross-cutting issue regarding the forums management for selling and sharing of details of stolen credit cards. Leading to massive fraud, his forums have alleged involved close to 1,300,00 users from around the world.
VIP status to be received by stolen details of “fresh” credit cards
The defendant created the forums in 2008 and until his arrest at the beginning of the month, according to the indictment. Users could buy a VIP status to obtain details of “fresh” credit cards, which are most likely to be still working and not forgetting that, the entrance to the forum was free of charge. Strategies on remotely hacking computers and taking over remote computers or servers were published in manuals and guides created by him in others works “tools on how to commit various computer offense”, according to NewsBitcoin.com
Halmi also was accused of committing fraudulent crimes against users of his platforms. The defendant would provide sale of cell phones at discounted prices, nevertheless, once a user sends him funds he would stop the user from his platform and without providing compensation, take his money. Supposedly, in the name of the deceived user, he would then publish a message, as a result, he showed appreciation to the defendant for offering the inexpensive mobile phone.
According to NewsBitcoin.com, Halmi quoted as saying: “We are thieves, from wherever we can make money, we will take it- it does not matter where, from Israel, the US or even the moon, we will reach it and use it”, apparently trying to convince investigators his action was not motivated by specific malice towards Israelis, many of which were his alleged victims.
Atleast 1,071 BTC, estimated at NIS 31,000,000
The defendant money laundering of at least 1,071 BTC, estimated at NIS 31,000,000 has been attributed by the Israeli State Prosecutor’s Office. The defendant’s Bitcoin wallet was seized and the amount found in it was transferred to a police wallet, during the interrogation, in a precedent-setting move. If and when he is convicted, the State Prosecutor’s office intends to confiscate all the contents of the defendant’s Bitcoin wallets. The Israeli national cyber unit at Lahay 433, investigated the case.
Halim has been charged for receiving a thing fraudulently under aggravated circumstances (multiple offenses), violating the computers law and money laundering and providing means for committing a crime. According Newsbitcin.com