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By | Lester Haines 29th August 2005 09:54

Brazil cuffs 85 in online bank hack dragnet

Operation Pegasus

In brief Brazilian federal police last week cuffed 85 people across seven states suspected of hacking online bank accounts and netting $33m, Reuters reports.

The arrests were the culmination of a four-month investigation, codenamed "Operation Pegasus", which generated 105 arrest warrants. A total of 410 officers took part in the swoop. ®

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