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National Police arrest group of people for hackstorsion

08/10/2021

The Spanish National Police have arrested 10 cybercriminals for allegedly being responsible for carrying out criminal activities on the Internet and hackstorsion to some 430 victims, after they contracted certain illegitimate services offered by the detainees.

During the investigation, searches were carried out in several cities in Spain, during which 40 mobile terminals, 17 hard disks, 3 computers, 5 tablets and 24 pendrives were seized. In addition, €176,775 of the money sent by the victims was seized.