Hackers on average stole $5 million from banks in Mexico, bought McLarens, Aston Martins, Ferrari

Mail Online | 5/17/2019 | Adriano Torres
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Authorities in central Mexico arrested the leader of a group of hackers on Wednesday that allegedly breaching financial institutions, often stealing $5million in a single raid.

The office of Mexico's Attorney General claimed that Héctor Ortiz Solares was the leader of a group eight hackers, called the 'Bandidos Revolutions Team'.

Investigators - Homes - Leon - Guanajuato - Group

Federal investigators raided 11 homes located in Leon, Guanajuato, from where the group operated.


Agents - Operation - Confiscation - Luxury - Vehicles

Some 50 agents participated in the operation that led to the confiscation of 27 luxury vehicles, among them a fleet of 10 sports cars that included a McLaren, an Aston Martin, a Lamborghini, a Ferrari, an Audi and a Mercedes-Benz.

Officials estimated most of the high-end vehicles to be worth $730,000 to $834,000.

Luxury - Motorcycles

At least seven luxury motorcycles were also seized.

The raid also led cops to nine boxes filled with $1million in cash and a Mexico Federal Police uniform, as well as firearms, ammunition cartridges, a small deposit of marijuana, 15 computers, 29 cellphones, four USB sticks and several hard drives.

Criminal - Investigation - Agency - AIC - Group

According to the Criminal Investigation Agency (AIC), the group reportedly recruited experts to create...
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