back to article Philippines, South Korea, Interpol cuff 3,500 suspected cyber scammers, seize $300M

A transnational police operation has resulted in the arrest of 3,500 alleged cybercriminals and the seizure of $300 million in cash and digital assets. Interpol on Tuesday revealed the results of what it's dubbed Operation HAECHI IV – a six-month effort that saw 34 nations cooperate, with funding from South Korea. The …

  1. Yorick Hunt Silver badge

    "Dodgy NFTs"

    Tautology at its finest.

    1. simonlb Silver badge

      Re: "Dodgy NFTs"

      Jesus, and people are still buying these?

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: "Dodgy NFTs"

        No worries mate!

        I managed to convert all my NFTs to Ponzi-Coin!!

        Just in time too, I see.

  2. ChoHag Silver badge

    > "It is remarkable that global efforts to stay ahead of the latest criminal trends have resulted in a substantial growth in operational outcomes," said Kim Dong Kwon, head of Interpol's National Central Bureau in South Korea.

    "When I, a policeman, do my job, policing happens! Who knew!?"

  3. kend1

    What do you mean 'everyone is guilty' ?

    "Such activity was observed in the UK, where authorities reported several cases where AI-generated synthetic content was used to deceive, defraud, harass, and extort victims"...

    So, basically all online ads?

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