Operation Disruptor Takes Down Dark Web Criminals Around the World
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A global group of law enforcement agencies led by the German Federal Criminal Police, with support from the Dutch National Police, the UK's National Crime Agency, US government agencies including the Department of Justice and FBI, Europol, and others, arrested 179 people involved in buying and selling illicit goods and services on the dark web. The coordinated international take-down effort was dubbed Operation Disruptor and involved agencies in nine countries. Most of the arrests, or 121, took place in the U.S. Danny Palmer at ZDNet has the details.
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