Top Kickboxers Advertised Encrypted Phones Used by Organized Crime
Dutch police hacked and shutdown Exclu, a phone network used by alleged criminals. A promotional video shows professional fighters promoting the phones.
One of Anom's Top Alleged Sellers Flown to U.S. to Face Charges
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.
Dutch Police Read Messages of Encrypted Messenger 'Exclu'
After reading supposedly secure messages for five months, authorities then arrested the alleged owners and some users of Exclu.
Sellers for Encrypted Phone Firm Ciphr Locked Out of Orders
Ciphr, a company popular among organized criminals, plans to make dramatic changes to how sellers can distribute its encrypted messaging app. The move comes after weeks of uncertainty of the company's next move.
FBI Honeypot Phone Company Anom Shipped Over 100 Phones to the United States
Motherboard has obtained files showing that Anom shipped more devices into the United States than previously understood.
Crime Boss or Tech CEO? An Encrypted Phone Company Sues the Government to Save Itself
The Department of Justice says Jean-François Eap is a drug boss. He says he just sold privacy-focused phones.
Police Claim Coke Users Are Stealing Meat to Pay Organized Crime for Drugs
A Cape Breton cop claimed cocaine use has risen during the pandemic and blamed Canada's COVID emergency benefits.
Cops Seize £300m Worth of Cryptocurrency in Money Laundering Raids
The hauls, made by police in London over the space of three weeks, represent some of the biggest ever global seizures of crypto assets by authorities.
Not Even COVID Could Stop Southeast Asia’s Booming Drug Trade, Report Says
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime says the trade is only going to keep expanding.
Criminal Gangs Are Cashing In On Humanity’s Plastic Crap
Gangsters aren’t in it for the environment. They’re in it for the money.
Encrochat Investigation Finds Corrupt Cops Leaking Information to Criminals
Beyond drug trafficking, the continuing investigations into users of the encrypted phone network Encrochat is increasing to corrupt officials.
European Police Malware Could Harvest GPS, Messages, Passwords, More
A document obtained by Motherboard provides more detail on the malware law enforcement deployed against Encrochat devices.