Dumped computers exploited in overseas fraud

By Natalie O'Brien
Updated November 10 2012 - 12:30am, first published October 1 2011 - 3:15pm
Computers being stripped in Ghana.
Computers being stripped in Ghana.

CRIMINAL networks are feeding off Australians' lust for new technology by skimming data from computers dumped in Africa and Asia - and using it for blackmail, fraud and identity theft.

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