eBay applauds arrest of a Romanian cyber-criminal

eBay today publicly thanked the Romanian General Directorate for Combating Organized Crime (DGCCOA), in cooperation with the United States Secret Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for successfully arresting cyber-criminal Vladuz, who had attempted to defraud eBay users.

Despite numerous efforts to defraud eBay users via accessing administrative accounts, Vladuz was unsuccessful in his attempts.

eBay’s global fraud investigation team, were directly involved in the investigations and provided a physical presence supporting local Romanian law enforcement who led the arrest.

“We are delighted that Vladuz is in custody thanks to the hard work of Romanian law enforcement,” said eBay’s CISO Chief Information Security Officer, Dave Cullinane, “Their willingness to work closely with eBay and other global law enforcement agencies was instrumental in making this arrest. Having this alleged fraudster arrested demonstrates that eBay protects its community from criminals.”

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