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100 people arrested in UK's biggest fraud investigation

6 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Scotland Yard shuts down iSpoof website, which helped scammers steal using fake bank phone calls More than 100 people have been arrested in the UK's biggest ever fraud operation, which brought down a website police describe as a “one-stop spoofing shop” used by scammers to steal tens of millions of pounds from Britons via fake bank phone calls. It is estimated that more than 200,000 potential victims were targeted via the iSpoof fraud website, which was taken down this week by Scotland Yard's cybercrime unit with the help of the authorities in the US and Ukraine.
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