"Criminal charges and prosecutions will doubtless follow from the raids."
I certainly hope so, and long sentences following those.
EU police agency Europol has boasted of taking down the main botnet powering the Emotet trojan-cum-malware dropper, as part of a multinational police operation that included raids on the alleged operators’ homes in the Ukraine. “To severely disrupt the EMOTET infrastructure, law enforcement teamed up together to create an …
Fuck that. It's time for summary executions, or at least extraordinary rendition. "You think you're so clever, Mr. Hacker? Meet your new best friend, Mr. Bone Saw."
(For the hyperbole-impaired: YES, THIS IS MEANT AS HYPERBOLE. Spare me your righteous indignation about extrajudicial punishment.)
" The video shows dusty PCs and servers, large numbers of hard drives"
this look remarkably similar to my room...
Several dusty desktop computers and monitors in every corner, dozens of hard drives and flash drives strewn about, multiple cellphones in various stages of disrepair and even an unused MacBook Air.
The only thing missing is the gold bars and cash.
"Hey, how has Naich suddenly been able to afford a new house and a cleaner? He hasn't had a job in months. Maybe some of the boys should pay him a visit, see where it's all coming from. He might want to share some of it, in exchange for his continued good health and all..."
Sudden displays of unexplained wealth can also attract the Law. I was told that DSS staff keep an eye out for suspiciously well-off benefits applicants. Turning up to sign on in a brand new Range Rover would raise questions (as would turning up in a builder's van).
you missed his point, but then again maybe we all did.
The "was rich" scumbag criminal's life was not improved by wealth at all, he still lived like a dirty rat hiding in a hole, and now he gets to go live with other boy failures in cages.
Money doesn't fix stupid, but it can amplify it.