One down, God knows how many to go
Good on all those who participated in bringing that piece of trash down. Demonstrates that it is doable, at least. Here's hoping for more news of this kind.
A 20-year-old man from the Netherlands accused of building and selling Office macro malware was arrested Wednesday. The Dutch National Police's Office of the Team High Tech Crime (THTC) unit claimed the unnamed bloke, cuffed while on his computer as cops swooped on his home, was responsible for building, selling, and …
The Dutch cyber cops are very very VERY good. Many of the busted dark web souks are done by the Dutchies gathering intelligence that they pass to the relevant authorities.
They also recognise cyber cash (and digital goods in general) as having the same legal status as real world goods. If you've not declared it, it's hiding assets. Stealing someone's steam account is the same as if you'd nicked the physical copies.
Gives them a legal route to monitor crypto transactions, among other things.
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