A criminologist recently unearthed a video of a multibillion-dollar, transnational criminal organization that has been stealing from the U.S. government since the pandemic and selling generative artificial intelligence tools to other criminals, an expert says.
The 58-second clip, which was meant for the dark web, opens with a person – who goes by “Sanchez” – covered head to toe in black clothing and speaking behind a black skeleton mask with someone else who appears to be digging a grave behind him.
“Yes, I sell Chase bank accounts. Yes, I am one of the first people to sell fake bank accounts four years ago,” the man who calls himself “Sanchez” said. “We started with my partner four years ago. Now we are about 30 people in one office.”
As he speaks, the camera shifts from a face-to-face point-of-view with “Sanchez” to one looking up from what appears to be a hole with ominous music in the background.
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The video was uncovered by David Maimon, a criminologist and professor at Georgia State University, who provided context to the video in a LinkedIn post.
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