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Authorities arrest over 100 suspects in UK’s biggest fraud operation

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Metropolitan police have arrested more than 100 suspected criminals in the United Kingdom’s biggest ever cyber-fraud operation.

 

Reports disclosed that more than 200,000 potential victims in the UK alone have been directly targeted through the fraud website called iSpoof.

BBC said at one stage, nearly 20 people every minute of the day were being contacted by fraudsters using fake identities through the site.

It said they appeared as agents of banks including Barclays, Santander, HSBC, Lloyds, Halifax, First Direct, Natwest, Nationwide and TSB.

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