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Now THIS Is Blackhat Thinking!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by The Scarlet Pimp, Apr 1, 2015.

  1. The Scarlet Pimp

    The Scarlet Pimp Senior Member

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    Wandsworth Prison Escapee Neil Moore Faked Bail E-mail

    A convicted fraudster used an "ingenious" escape plot to trick prison officers into letting him go free, a court has heard.

    Wandsworth prisoner Neil Moore was on remand when he used an illicit mobile phone to create a fake email account.

    He posed as a senior court clerk and sent bail instructions to prison staff, who released him on 10 March 2014.

    His deception was uncovered when solicitors went to interview him three days later, only to find him gone. Moore, 28, from Ilford, east London, handed himself in three days later.

    'Extraordinary inventiveness'

    Southwark Crown Court heard he had set up a fake web domain which closely resembled that of the court service's official address.

    He then emailed the prison's custody inbox with instructions for his release.

    The court heard Moore registered the bogus website in the name of investigating officer Det Insp Chris Soole, giving the address and contact details for the Royal Courts of Justice.

    Prosecutor Ian Paton said: "A lot of criminal ingenuity harbours in the mind of Mr Moore. The case is one of extraordinary criminal inventiveness, deviousness and creativity, all apparently the developed expertise of this defendant".

    The judge, Recorder David Hunt QC, described the behaviour as "ingenious" criminality.
    Voice impersonation

    Moore had previously used four different aliases to commit fraud worth £1,819,000 in total.

    Posing as staff from Barclays Bank, Lloyds Bank, and Santander he managed to persuade large organisations to give him vast sums of money.

    Sometimes he answered calls from victims using a man's voice and then pretended to transfer the call to a colleague before resuming the conversation in a woman's voice, the court heard earlier.

    He was so convincing police initially co-charged his partner Kristen Moore with the deception. All charges against her have now been dropped.

    Moore, who has pleaded guilty to eight counts of fraud and one count of escape from lawful custody, will be sentenced on 20 April.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-32095189
     
  2. karupoiss

    karupoiss Elite Member

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    Why did he hand himself in again three days later?
     
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  3. The Scarlet Pimp

    The Scarlet Pimp Senior Member

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    he went whitehat...

    :D
     
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  4. Spawnie

    Spawnie Power Member

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    Probably had some unfinished business (maybe private) or what I would like to believe: he set up some automation tools/bots so when he gets back from prison he'll be a multimillionaire ;)
     
  5. erickishere

    erickishere Elite Member

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    Reminds me of the movie "catch me if you can" but an online version instead of checks
     
  6. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    To prove that he can get out whenever he wants to, he just chooses to let them believe that he can be locked up.
    :joke:

    Another article says that he had a "change of heart" after he escaped.
     
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  7. GroundUp

    GroundUp Regular Member

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    When I read that I thought the exact same. This guy went black hat. Haha
     
  8. Capo Dei Capi

    Capo Dei Capi BANNED BANNED

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    The government should make him a consultant and give him work release like in the tv series White Collar.