INTERPOL raids hundreds of scammy call centers in sweep

Written by Tonya Riley Jun 15, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A worldwide sweep of more than 1,770 call centers suspected of telecommunications and email scams resulted in the arrests of 2,000…

INTERPOL hauls in alleged Nigerian cybercrime ringleader

Written by Tonya Riley May 25, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The cybercrime unit of the Nigeria Police Force alongside INTERPOL arrested a 37-year-old Nigerian man for allegedly running a massive cybercrime…

FBI arrests 65 in BEC scams that took $51 million from U.S. businesses

Written by Tonya Riley Mar 30, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The FBI and global partners carried out an operation that resulted in the arrest of 65 U.S. individuals that allegedly scammed…

Years of hacks against aviation, transportation industries are tied to one group, researchers say

Written by AJ Vicens Feb 15, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Analysts have noticed various attempts in recent years by hackers trying to breach entities in the aviation and aerospace industries, as…

Interpol arrests 11 alleged members of Nigerian scam syndicate 'SilverTerrier'

Written by AJ Vicens Jan 19, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP International law enforcement authorities say they’ve arrested nearly a dozen members of a notorious Nigerian cybercrime gang potentially responsible for targeting…

The Justice Department is ramping up its crackdown on money mules

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 3, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP U.S. law enforcement recovered nearly $3.7 million in fraud proceeds and charged more than 30 individuals for their alleged involvement in…

Former TD Bank, Bank of America employee allegedly helped email scammers launder money

Written by Jeff Stone Oct 8, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP An accused money launderer allegedly used his position as an employee at Bank of America and TD Bank to aid an…

Police say scammers who used email fraud, SIM swapping are connected to Italian mafia

Police in Europe have arrested more than 100 people who allegedly stole more than $11 million in a years-long fraud operation that law enforcement officials have linked to an Italian…