Hackers defraud 165,000 Just Eat customers through phishing emails

Grant West and Rachael Brooks are facing jail time for conning hundreds of thousands of Just Eat customers out of their personal data in 2015 by sending them phishing emails that looked like Just Eat survey emails.

The couple using the phishing scam to obtain personal and financial details of thousands of Just Eat customers before selling such details to fellow cyber criminals on the Dark Web.

After obtaining details of Just Eat customers by hacking into a server owned by the firm, Grant West and Rachael Brooks sent out phishing emails to hundreds of thousands of people, asking them to respond to a survey and to fill in their personal and financial details in a form in exchange of ten-pound rewards.