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Former NatWest Bank Clerk Sentenced for Allowing Criminals to Hijack Bank Computers

17
Jan
2014

A former NatWest bank clerk has been sentenced to four years in prison for his role in a scheme in which criminals attempted to steal over 1 million ($1.6 million / 1.2 million).

24-year-old Hans Patterson-Mensah allowed fraudsters to install a keyboard, video and mouse (KVM) switch to one of the bank’s computers. The device gave the crooks access to the financial institutions internal systems.

Once they gained access to the computer systems, the f…

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