One reason is that the prices for some records have been falling for years and can't go much lower. Stolen credit card numbers now go for as little as 6 US cents each, if they're bought 10,000 at a time. The price can be $30 per card for smaller orders.E-Commerce News: Internet Fraud: The Flourishing Fraud Economy
Access to hijacked e-mail accounts: 10 cents to $100.
Bank account credentials: $10 to $1,000.
Scammers can hire people to "cash out" compromised bank accounts for between 8 percent and 50 percent of the amount they're stealing. Hosting for scam Web sites ranges from $3 to $40 per week.
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