Operation Pandora-Storm

Joint operation coordinated by the Romanian Cybercrime Unit, together with support from 20 different law enforcement agencies from Europe, America and Australia. Europol's EC3 facilitated co-operation with European and overseas states. 36,000 bank/credit card holders affected in 16 European countries.

Results: 44 members of a global credit card fraud network arrested. 2 illegal workshops for producing devices and software to manipulate POS terminals dismantled. Illegal electronic equipment, financial data, cloned cards, and cash seized. 

Main figures

  • 44 members of a global credit card fraud network arrested
  • 2 illegal workshops for producing devices and software to manipulate POS terminals dismantled

Duration

27 June 2013
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27 June 2013