Operation What

Finnish law enforcement authorities, working closely with EC3 dismantled an Asian criminal network responsible for illegal online transactions and fraudulent purchase of airline tickets. The criminal network had been using credit card details stolen from cardholders worldwide. In Europe alone, over 70,000 Euros in losses were sustained by cardholders and banks.

Results: 2 members of the criminal gang arrested and around 15,000 compromised credit card numbers found on the criminals' seized computers. 

Main figures

  • 2 member of the criminal gang arrested
  • 15.000 compromised credit card numbers found on the criminals' seized computers

Duration

08 March 2013
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08 March 2013