Credit card 311.
(photo credit: Brand X Pictures)
An 18-year-old northern resident was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of using
three credit card numbers – which were placed on the Internet by an anti-Israel
hacker last week – to make online purchases worth thousands of
The suspect bought a home entertainment system, a Samsung Galaxy
cellphone and a Tablet computer, using three stolen Leumi Card numbers, police
Hackers post 1000s of Israeli credit card numbers
Leumi Card notified the police after recognizing the numbers as
being on a list of tens of thousands of accounts made public by a hacker last
“We received a complaint from the security division of Leumi Card,”
Ch.-Supt. Jehad Owaida from the police’s northern district fraud squad
told The Jerusalem Post. “We traced his address last week, and today one of my
officers disguised himself as a courier to deliver ordered goods to
The suspect discovered the the courier was an undercover police
officer carrying empty boxes. He was arrested in his Tiberias home.
not cooperating with us during questioning,” Owaida said.
bring the suspect for a remand hearing before the Acre Magistrate’s Court on