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FBI Arrests at Least 10 in Global Bank Hacking Scheme

At least 10 people were arrested in the U.S. in connection with an alleged global scheme to hack into bank accounts and steal millions of dollars using a computer virus, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said.

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara in Manhattan will hold a news conference today to announce federal and state charges against 60 people related to the probe. Bharara’s office said the hackers used a so-called Trojan horse computer program known as “Zeus” and other Internet viruses to infect bank accounts.