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Global cyber ring looted $45m from ATMs

NEW YORK — It was a huge bank heist — but a 21st-century version in which the robbers never wore ski masks, threatened a teller, or set foot in a vault.

Yet, in two precision operations that involved operatives in more than two dozen countries, the organization was able to steal $45 million from thousands of ATMs in a matter of hours.

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