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Former Microsoft engineers used test accounts to steal tens of millions of dollars of Microsoft store gift cards

via:CnBeta     time:2019/7/18 16:33:43     readed:177


The team members can set up test accounts to test purchases without spending money, and test accounts will be added to the whitelist without being supervised by the security system.MicrosoftUnexpectedly, testers would buy digital gift cards from stores, then recharge them to their accounts, buy products from stores, and resell most of them at a discount to others. His salary was about $110,000, but in a short time he bought himself a $160,000 Tesla car and a $1.6 million house. Although he used fake accounts to hide his identity and Bitcoin hybrid services to hide block chain transaction records, he was eventually identified as a suspect. He will face up to 20 years in prison and a fine of $250,000.

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