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Ercan Findikoglu

Turk gets eight years jail in theft of $55 mln in ATM hacks

ISTANBUL: A Turkish computer hacker who helped steal $55 million from ATM machines in dozens of countries using data from credit card issuers was sentenced to eight years in prison Friday. Ercan Findikoglu pleaded guilty last year to computer intrusion, fraud and other charges relating to organizing the round-the-world operation in which operatives used bogus credit and debit cards to raid thousand of bank accounts via cash dispensing machines. The thefts took place in three distinct, tightly-organized operations…