Initiated by the UK authorities, Europol's EC3 supported an 18 month project against payment card fraud. EU-based criminals were using compromised financial credentials in mainly remote overseas destinations.
Results: 59 arrested, 32 prosecuted, and 17 convicted. 5 organised crime groups misusing electronic payments disrupted. 52 812 compromised card numbers recovered.
- 59 arrested
- 32 prosecuted
- 17 convicted
- 52.812 compromised card numbers recovered