Almeerder suspected of trafficking private data tens of millions of people
The Public Prosecutor's Office (OM) has confirmed the arrest of a man from Almere on suspicion of trafficking in the private data of tens of millions of people.
The Amsterdam Police Department's cybercrime team further investigated the data provided by Austria and the username the provider used on the forum. The Public Prosecutor's Office (OM) announces that todayThe man came to the attention of federal police in Austria who were investigating a dataset offered on a forum, which included trading in stolen databases, credit card information, login information and other data. After extensive investigation into financial flows and the platform used to send the data, among other things, the Austrian Federal Criminal Investigation Department was able to trace an ip address that led to a residential address in Amsterdam.
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