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Romanian Man Commits Suicide After Police Ransomware Tells Him He Must Pay Fine

13
Mar
2014

A shocking story from Romania. A man has committed suicide after his computer got infected with police ransomware. He took his own life because there was no way he could pay the massive fine.

Police ransomware is a common threat. However, so far, the worst-case scenario has been that victims agreed to pay up the bogus fines.

A local newspaper, Braila24, reports that Marcel Datcu, a 36-year-old from the village of Movila Miresii hanged himself in the living room…

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