NOTORIOUS CRIMINAL MARKETPLACE SELLING VICTIM IDENTITIES TAKEN DOWN IN INTERNATIONAL OPERATION

On 5 April, a news release from NCA said that an operation involving the NCA has taken down one of the biggest online marketplaces selling stolen credentials to criminals worldwide – Genesis Market, a go-to service for criminals seeking to defraud victims, having hosted approximately 80 million credentials and digital fingerprints stolen from over 2 million people.

https://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/notorious-criminal-marketplace-selling-victim-identities-taken-down-in-international-operation

https://www.europol.europa.eu/media-press/newsroom/news/takedown-of-notorious-hacker-marketplace-selling-your-identity-to-criminals

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2023/apr/05/international-sting-takes-down-online-marketplace-of-stolen-identities

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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