281 suspects arrested in massive crackdown against BEC scammers

Law enforcement agencies from ten countries have arrested 281 suspects over the last four months as part of a massive crackdown on BEC (business email compromise) scammers. See also 10 dangerous app vulnerabilities to watch out for (free PDF) The operation, tracked internally as Operation reWired, resulted in the seizure of nearly $3.7 million from the 281 suspects, and the recovery of approximately $118 million in fraudulent wire transfers.

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