The Spanish National Police, Italian National Police, and Europol have dismantled a large cybercrime operation specializing in online fraud, money laundering, drug trafficking, and property crime. The operation was based in Spain’s Canary Islands and was supported by several mafia cartels. 106 arrests were made. The was well organized in a “pyramid structure” with specialists assigned to distinct roles in phishing domain creation, business email compromise, SIM card swapping attacks, cryptocurrency and money laundering.
By Anthony Zampino Introduction Leading up to the most recent Russian invasion of Ukraine in