19 individuals charged in xDedic cybercrime marketplace bust

xDedic's admins employed a sophisticated system to conceal the identities of buyers and sellers

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19 individuals charged in xDedic cybercrime marketplace bust
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19 individuals charged in xDedic cybercrime marketplace bust

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced the successful conclusion of a transnational cybercrime investigation into the xDedic Marketplace, resulting in charges against 19 individuals worldwide.

The investigation, which was conducted in collaboration with law enforcement agencies from the United States, Germany, Belgium, Ukraine, and the Netherlands, led to the takedown of xDedic's infrast...

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