Dutch police arrested 49 people in a global undercover operation. In addition, 25 drug laboratories and warehouses were destroyed, and more than 2 million cash was found.
yesterday Become clear Police forces around the world sell phones to criminals in order to tap them.
The police established their own telephone network in the name of ANOM, through which users can communicate with each other in encrypted form. Such telephone providers are very popular in criminal environments. Similar services, such as diensten Encrypted chat on Sky etc. Was rounded up by the police.
The police then sold the prepared mobile phones to criminals at a high price, after which their conversations could be read aloud on the spot for a year and a half.
The police distributed these pictures of raids and arrests in the Netherlands:
There are more than 12,000 aircraft in use worldwide and in more than one hundred countries/regions. According to Europol, Europol, the police have been able to track about 300 criminal organizations from within.
The operation resulted in the arrest of more than 800 people, more than 700 searches and the seizure of large amounts of cocaine, methamphetamine and cash.
National Unit Police Chief Jannine van den Berg said that ANOM phones have a high reputation among criminals. “They advertise ANOM as the platform you should use because it is absolutely reliable.”
After summarizing the previous encrypted communication services, criminals turned to ANOM. Most of the information is in Dutch, German and Swedish. According to Van den Berg, signs of drug trafficking, arms trafficking, robbery, robbery and liquidation have been found. “We are able to prevent serious crimes and gain insight into serious organized crime that the police do not yet understand.”
Van den Berg explained the Dutch share of wiretapping operations:
The 27 million pieces of information intercepted were analyzed using special software from the Dutch police. “These news are in addition to the vast amount of information we collected in Encrochat and Sky ECC surveys.”
16 countries led by the FBI and Australian police participated in the operation. According to the US police, it has intervened in more than 100 life-threatening situations. Calvin Shivers of the FBI said: “We have been able to reverse the situation and obtain communications from criminal organizations operating on a global scale.”