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Elliot Castro

Elliot Castro

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Bio Hi I'm Elliot Castro, an ex-fraudster now working with the banking and security communities to help close up loopholes and give advice on anti-fraud techniques. I have written a book about my previous exploits which is called 'Other Peoples Money'. I also speak at various conferences, industry event Career History I was a professional fraudster between the ages of 16 and 21, focusing on card fraud, including identity theft, account takeover and new account fraud. Since 2005, I have worked with some leading names in the business including, Experian, CIFAS, Barclaycard, Metropolitan Police and GB Group.



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23 Jan 2009

During my 5 year spell as a fraudster, I used the telephone banking system almost every day, in order to keep track of the finances of those whose accounts I had taken over (this would more often than not be a credit card account, although I did occasionally get information relating to bank accounts too). Needless to say, the fact that some of th...