Anonymous: Operation Robin Hood hacking banks with YOUR stolen credit cards

Anonymous TeaMp0isoN P0isaNoN Controversial News Intentious Hacktivism Bank Hackers Hacking Banks Stolen Credit Cards

The world’s most well-known hacktivist group of late, Anonymous, have joined up with another group of hackers known as TeaMp0isoN to hit back at banks in support of the Occupy Together / Occupy Wall Street movement by using stolen credit cards to donate to carefully selected charities. Both hacker teams have had success in the past hacking into banks and are confident they can do it again.

PoisAnon is relying on the fact that banks will reimburse stolen cash from victim’s credit cards, which is probably a safe bet, but would backfire horribly if for some reason that doesn’t actually happen.

Nobly named “Operation Robin Hood”, the exercise could however, actually leave the 99% and the charities they seek to help, further out of pocket while boosting the profits of the banks they have declared war on.

The reason for this is credit card chargebacks. Allow me to explain: Generally anyone who has their credit card details stolen, will pretty quickly notice. Fraudulent charges appear on their account and before long, they complain to their card provider. This is considering that all the high security measures of fraud detection the banks already have in place, fail. Generally they’re pretty good at flagging suspicious activity. Once the fraud is brought to the bank’s attention, the bank contacts the merchant that accepted the stolen card payment and makes the merchant initiate a chargeback.

The merchant must follow proper procedure so that nobody is left out of pocket at this step. If they fail to do this, the merchant gets fined or at the very least, must pay back the stolen payment themselves. ie: The bank loses nothing, and the credit card company potentially gets money through fines if chargebacks exceed a certain level.

On the other hand, anyone unlucky enough to have their credit card details stolen but who don’t notice the fraudulent charges, will of course be liable for the full fee. If that wasn’t enough, banks also make a profit on every credit card purchase, thanks to transaction fees. So the risks of Anonymous / TeaMp0isoN / poisAnon actually harming the 99% with this exercise are high.

Excerpts of the Anonymous broadcast transcript is below.

Hello, we are p0isAnon. Anonymous and TeaMp0isoN have joined forces to fight censorship in the name of Operation Censor This. There is a new operation that has been taking place over the actions of Banks in response to the Occupy Movement. We have watched our brothers and sisters being refused their hard earned money by the banks on top of being beaten and brutalized by officers during peaceful demonstrations.

Congratulations banks, you have got our attention.

You ignore your customers and use authorities to censor their voices. Operation Censor This will not stand for such acts and is spawning another operation under Operation Cash Back which already removed well over 500,000 accounts from banks and put them into credit unions. This is the next step. Banks have stolen millions from its customers as well as lacked the security to protect them. We give you Operation Robin Hood.

In regards to the recent demonstrations and protests across the globe, we are going to turn the tables on the banks. Operation Robin Hood is going to return the money to those who have been cheated by our system and most importantly to those hurt by our banks. Operation Robin Hood will take credit cards and donate to the 99% as well as various charities around the globe. The banks will be forced to reimburse the people there money back.

We are going to take what belongs to us. The Banks have thrown people out on the streets with corrupted actions. When the poor steals, it’s considered violence, but when the banks steal from us, it’s called business.

We have already taken Chase, Bank of America, and CitiBank credit cards with big breaches across the map. We have returned it to the poor (the TRUE 99%) who deserve it.

Operation Robin Hood urges YOU, to now move your accounts into secure credit unions, before it’s too late while we hit them from the inside. 

We are going to make the banks deliver your money back to you with a smile on their faces and hate in their heart. The only fraud happening has been the actions of the banks frauding the people. It’s time for the banks to do business with Anonymous and TeaMp0isoN. And one of us is not as harsh as all of us. We are looking forward to start doing business with you pigs.

How loud will you squeal when the same is being done to you? We will avenge every person banks turned down and stolen from. Join us in Operation Robin Hood.

We are p0isAnon
We are Robin Hood
We are Legion
We do not forgive
We do not forget
Expect us.

Watch the full broadcast here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ix5ZitgE464

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2 Comments on “Anonymous: Operation Robin Hood hacking banks with YOUR stolen credit cards”

  1. James Hill
    December 2, 2011 at 12:21 pm #

    Vendors that also have a high amount of fraudulent credit transactions placed with their organisation run the risk of being blacklisted by the credit card companies, even if they’re never conclusively linked to the actual fraud. This makes practical business sense, when you think about it. If Fat Tony’s in Little Italy has thousands of dollars of food items racked up on stolen credit cards, the credit card companies start to ask questions.

    Also, to recover stolen funds from your card you need to fill out legally binding documents stating that they’re not your charges, which will allow the banks to claw the money back. Essentially, this operation will only cost the credit card companies time and effort. It may generate the Occupy cause some press, but I doubt you’ll see any major credit card companies respond to it.

  2. April 29, 2013 at 6:53 pm #

    interest

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