FBI Arrests 24 hackers from eight different countries as Part of International Cyber Crime Takedown

FBI Assistant Director in Charge on Cyber crime branh, along with Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has announced that the Beuro has arrested 24 hackers from eight different countries around the world.

 According to Preet Bharara, ”this was the largest coordinated international law enforcement action in history directed at “carding” crimes—offenses in which the Internet is used to traffic in and exploit the stolen credit card, bank account, and other personal identification information of hundreds of thousands of victims globally”. 

According to the data available on the FBI’s website , the List of Arrested Defendants Charged in SDNY Complaints.

 

However it is not confirmed if all the arrested men were really hackers or not.

[Via FBI’s Official Website]

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