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25 Anonymous Arrests Made In Interpol Crackdown

02/29/2012 08:54 am 08:54:12 | Updated 29 April 2012

Arrests were made in Spain, Argentina, Chile and Colombia by national police working under Interpol's Latin American Working Group of Experts on Information Technology Crime.

Those arrested include hackers "Thunder" and "Pacotron", two 17-year-old Chileans and others aged between 17 and 40 years of age.

According to AP, an official Spanish police statement says that two servers in Bulgaria and the Czech Republic which are used by the hackers have been shut down.

In an official statement, Interpol said that 250 pieces of IT equipment, mobile phones, payment cards and cash were seized in raids on 40 premises across 15 cities.

The arrests follow four others made earlier in the week. Interpol says their operation targeting Anonymous is ongoing.

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