Met Police Shut Down 2000 Sites For Games Fraud

Scams, phishing, fake products and many other things...all possible reasons for your website being classed as a fraud website. UK Met police have claimed to shut down a total of 2000 sites whilst still keeping an eye on "possible waiting fraud/scam sites" in wake of the upcoming 2012 London Olympics. So why does it take something like the Olympics to shut down these fraud rings? why cant they be doing this anyway? Just shows the government has always got to have a bigger agenda then just the security of its public, in this case they are scared of loosing thousands of dollars to the scammers that could go to them via Taxs. Janet Williams, the deputy assistant commissioner at London's Metropolitan Police, said in a statement that they are looking mainly for attacks on the public transport system and that DdoS attacks have become more common recently. Read full story on the statement on smh.com.au

Lee Johnstone

Lee Johnstone

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