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Police seize and dismantle massive phishing operation

Europol has coordinated a joint operation to arrest members of a cybercrime gang and effectively dismantle their campaigns that netted million in Euros. This operation also led the Belgian Police (Police Fédérale/Federale Politie) and the Dutch Police (Politie) to nine arrests, 24 house searches, and the seizure of firearms, ammunition, jewelry, electronic devices, cash, and cryptocurrency.

The group was involved in fraud, money laundering, phishing, and scams.

According to a Europol press release, the group’s modus operandi started with an email, text message, or private message containing a link to a phishing page.

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