Internet Criminals Recruiting College Students

According to this Dec. 8 article in the Guardian Unlimited, organized criminal gangs are recruiting undergraduate college students for future corporate criminal activities by offering to pay for their college tuition and expenses.

From the article —

Organised gangs are recruiting the next generation of internet criminals by approaching undergraduates on university campuses.

In some cases gangs offer to finance undergraduates’ studies and plant them as sleepers within target businesses, according to a report on cybercrime which draws on intelligence from the FBI and British and European hi-tech crime units.

Source: Internet criminals signing up students as ‘sleepers’