U.K. police charge 10 people with Zeus fraud

Authorities say that the Eastern European suspects were engaged in activities related to theft of millions of pounds from online bank accounts.

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Police have charged 10 people with stealing millions of pounds from online bank accounts using the Zeus Trojan.

One other person was arrested and charged in connection with the Police Central eCrime Unit operation, for possession of false identity papers, police said in a statement yesterday.

The 11 Eastern Europeans appeared at Camberwell Green Magistrates' Court today for a procedural hearing, ZDNet UK was told at Westminster Magistrates' Court. The defendants were all remanded in custody by the magistrate on today. They were arrested Tuesday in various locations in Essex and kept in custody at central London police stations.

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