The culprit was a leading member of a gang responsible for stealing $55 million from ATMs globally.

The gang members withdrew money from cash machines around the world using copied ATM cards.
The gang members withdrew money from cash machines around the world using copied ATM cards.

A court in the United States sentenced a Turkish man to eight years in jail on Friday for his role as one of the masterminds behind three hacking attacks.

Ercan Findikoglu was a ringleader in one of the most advanced bank heists in history. He stole $55 million from ATMs over the course of seven years.

TRT World 's Sourav Roy explains how he did it and how banks have responded to such attacks.

Source: TRT World