Alexander Dmitrienko was an alleged seller for the FBI's honeypot phone company. More than a year and a half after the FBI pulled back the curtain on the operation, Dmitrienko is now in the U.S. to face his charges.
Motherboard is publishing parts of the code for the Anom encrypted messaging app, which was secretly managed by the FBI in order to monitor organized crime on a global scale.
A U.S. authored document obtained by Motherboard says that the unnamed country that was vital to the FBI being able to read messages from its honeypot phone company Anom was a “European Union member country.”
Aurangzeb Ayub is accused of selling encrypted phones for Anom, the FBI's honeypot encrypted phone company.
The Australian Federal Police has entered a second phase of arrests based on messages gathered through Anom.