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FBI arrests 65 in BEC scams that took $51M from US businesses

by Tonya Riley

"Operation Eagle Sweep" is the latest crackdown on business email compromise (BEC) scams by international law enforcement.

Interpol arrests 11 alleged members of Nigerian scam syndicate 'SilverTerrier'

by AJ Vicens

The operation — with help from Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42 as well as cybersecurity firm Group-IB — marks the second action against the group.

White House set to lead 30 nations in ransomware discussions, sans Russia

by Tim Starks

The talks leave out the nation President Biden most often criticizes, but invitees will meet for two days on countering ransomware.

Researchers nab wannabe ransomware scammer trying to convince victims to help hack their employer

by Tim Starks

The would-be perpetrator appeared to be associated with the DemonWare ransomware outfit.

Accused email scammers busted in Nigeria for alleged fraud against 50,000 victims

by Tim Starks

The TMT gang has compromised victims in more than 150 countries, according to Interpol and Group-IB.

Nigerian scammer sentenced for defrauding targets out of $1 million in office supplies

by Shannon Vavra

Much of the activity went down in 2013.

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