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INTERPOL: Over a thousand arrested in global cybercrime operation; millions in profits seized; scams include ‘Squid Game’ computer virus

By Dan Byrne for AMLi

Major progress has been made in a worldwide operation against online fraud, with over a thousand arrests this summer alone, Interpol has revealed.

The global policing agency has warned that the results of the operation – codenamed HAECHI-II – are vast and serious enough to prove that online fraud is not the low-stakes, low-reward industry that many believe.

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