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…

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…

Experts Meet to Share Info on Crypto Crimes

Experts Meet to Share Info on Crypto Crimes Around 2000 public and private sector experts joined forces this week at a virtual conference designed to promote information sharing in the…

Passports Now Most Attacked Form of ID

Passports Now Most Attacked Form of ID A new report on identity fraud has found that passports are now the most frequently attacked form of identity document. Onfido's 2022 Identity…

1,000 arrests made in online fraud crackdown, says Interpol

Police have arrested 1,003 individuals across 22 jurisdictions in the last few months as part of a Interpol-coordinated operation against online financial crimes, including the business email compromise (BEC) scams. …

Rapid Money Laundering Response Helps Intercept $27m

Rapid Money Laundering Response Helps Intercept $27m International law enforcers have arrested over 1,000 suspects and seized nearly $27m in criminal funds associated with online fraud and money laundering, according…

Global Operations Lead to Arrests of Alleged Members of GandCrab/REvil and Cl0p Cartels

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – A total of 13 suspects believed to be members of two prolific cybercrime rings were arrested as a global coalition across five continents involving…

Ransomware experts question massive Pysa/Mespinoza victim dump

The Pysa ransomware group dumped dozens of victims onto their leak site this week right after US law enforcement officials announced a range of actions taken against ransomware groups.  More…

Interpol Closes in on Global BEC Gang

Interpol Closes in on Global BEC Gang Irish police have joined forces with Interpol to track down an organized crime gang that has already stolen more than €14m ($16m) from…

Researchers say new group of Russian cyber mercenaries targets 'a mixed bag' — including on its home soil

Written by Tonya Riley Nov 10, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Trend Micro said on Wednesday it has discovered a new Russian-language cyber mercenary group that has been going after targets ranging…