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> I don’t see how you could conceivably convince strangers to withdraw cash for you at that scale without raising eyebrows

The book "Kingpin" talked about how most of the people doing the withdrawing of cash were usually "mules" who were in on the scam. They'd withdraw the money, get a small cut and send the rest to a middleman.

The book itself goes into a lot more detail on how it worked:

gary__ · 2014-12-11 · Original thread
The Soul of a New Machine by Tracy Kidder, the classic book following the development of a new minicomputer in the late 70s.

Stealing The Network: How to Own the Box. This is a collection of fictional accounts of "hacking" written by hackers. Real world techniques are described though its in lightweight detail, the aim of the book is more to give an insight into how an attacker thinks. It's quite an enjoyable read too.

Kingpin: How One Hacker Took Over the Billion-Dollar Cybercrime Underground by Kevin Poulsen. This one's a true story.

Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software By Charles Petzold. I still have to read this one, but I expect it would fit in with what you're after quite well.

You might find this book interesting.

I've read it and can confirm its a good read. I think this guy was arrested in 2005 or 2007 but that's going on memory from over a year ago.

rc4algorithm · 2012-10-24 · Original thread
I remember there being a really interesting story about a Turkish criminal manufacturing tons of ATM number pad overlays in Kingpin:

That whole book is full of bizarre and amazing stories about hacking and credit card fraud. It's well written, too; the author was a hacker so the technical descriptions aren't painfully generalized as they too often are. Highly suggested.

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