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Operations

Operation First Light

Involving 23 countries, Operation First Light 2015 targeted multi-million dollar phone and email scams across the Asia Pacific region. In a series of raids, more than 500 people were arrested and 15 call centres were shut down.

The first phase of Operation First Light in 2014 resulted in the arrest in Thailand of more than 20 individuals and the identification of several syndicate heads who had been generating tens of millions of dollars in illicit profits. Chinese police indicated a reduction of 40 per cent in telecom fraud as a result of the operation.

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Operation Aces

This INTERPOL-coordinated operation targeting illegal online gambling and financial fraud in Asia led to the arrest of some 48 individuals and the seizure of computers and other electronic evidence.

In addition to illegal gambling offices handling more than USD 10 million, police shut down two call centre-type operations running online scams to trick victims into disclosing their bank account information.

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News
08 diciembre 2017

Enhancing border security by detecting illicit travel documents


06 noviembre 2017

INTERPOL meeting tackles social engineering fraud


12 julio 2017

INTERPOL Dialogue unites public and private sectors to combat cyber and financial crimes


13 junio 2017

153 detained for ticket fraud following worldwide law enforcement operation


26 mayo 2017

Fake document detection training by INTERPOL enhances security in Americas


13 mayo 2017

INTERPOL and China to explore areas for strengthening security and policing capabilities


23 marzo 2017

INTERPOL training on fake document detection to boost security in Southeast Asia


10 marzo 2017

INTERPOL programme to combat financial crimes in forestry sector launched in Indonesia


10 febrero 2017

Combating money laundering and terrorism financing in West Africa


07 febrero 2017

INTERPOL y la Academia Internacional contra la Corrupción (IACA) aúnan esfuerzos para combatir la corrupción


20 enero 2017

INTERPOL launches new project targeting African-Asian wildlife crime links


16 enero 2017

Digital currencies and money laundering focus of INTERPOL meeting


04 noviembre 2016

Fake document detection focus of INTERPOL training


12 octubre 2016

INTERPOL training in West Africa to combat money laundering and terrorism financing


28 septiembre 2016

La identificación de ciberdelincuentes, tema central de la Conferencia de INTERPOL y Europol


08 septiembre 2016

INTERPOL strengthens cooperation in combating corruption in Africa


01 agosto 2016

Ringleader of global network behind thousands of online scams arrested in Nigeria


20 junio 2016

Criminal networks using stolen payment card data targeted in global operation


06 abril 2016

Financial crime focus of Doha conference


31 marzo 2016

Coordinating efforts to better combat cybercrime focus of INTERPOL working group