Barclay's Employee sentenced for aiding malware thieves

Barclays bank bod in the cooler for aiding Dridex money launderers

Six years’ porridge. Dridex not laundry soap – it’s a Trojan

By Richard Priday

An employee of Barclays Bank who laundered thousands of pounds on behalf of Moldovan cybercriminals was yesterday sentenced to six years and four months behind bars in Blighty.

According to the Crown Prosecution Service, Jinal Pethad, 29, from Edgware, London, UK, set up more than a hundred false accounts to launder money and maintained almost 200 on behalf of Pavel Gincota and Ion Turcan for two years.

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