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Kiwi arrested in global cyber-crime bust

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Latest Crime News | Wednesday December 12 2012 18:03

Kiwi arrested in global cyber-crime bust

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The FBI has arrested at least one New Zealander in an international cyber-crime bust.

Ten people are facing charges in the billion dollar operation.

The others are from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Peru, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

The operation identified international cyber crime rings that are linked to multiple variants of the Yahos malicious software.

Photo: Matthew Bowden, Stock.xchng

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