FBI Raid Shuts Down Genesis Market Criminal Website

The FBI have arrested members of a website, famous for cybercrime activities. Law enforcement authorities successfully raided hideouts of suspects linked to a criminal website Genesis market. The cybercrime website was selling online identities of two million individuals, with prices starting as low as 56 pence.

Multinational Operation

On Tuesday, an extensive operation involving law enforcement agencies from 17 different countries was launched at dawn. The effort was spearheaded by the FBI in the United States, in collaboration with the Dutch National Police and the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA), as well as the Australian Federal Police, and various other nations in Europe. A total of 120 people were arrested in 200 raids conducted by the FBI and other European agencies.

FBI Seized Website

Users now logging into the Genesis Market now see a message that says “Genesis Market domains have been seized by the FBI”. Crime expert Rob Jones said that the website has successfully stolen millions of dollars considering the 20 million victims and 80 million credentials worldwide.

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