Thief stole 19 000 crowns from bank account using facebook

Social networks could be a great thing that helps you to stay in touch with your friends and relatives, but they can also hide possible dangers and crooks. A young man in Přerov found out the hard way.

First, the crook cracked a password of a victim’s friend and sent him a request for humble dontaion of forty crowns with a link to fake internet banking site, where victim filled online form and sent money. Little did he know, he accidentally gave the suspect his banking information. After a week, the thief transfered 19 thousand crowns from the victim’s account.

The police say the case still being investigated, but advises people to be more careful, especially when it comes to internet transactions and online offers.