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This week, the DOJ announced charges against 36 members of the ‘Infraud Organization,’ who were allegedly responsible for more than $530 million in consumer losses.
The indictment is one of the largest undertakings in history as Infraud sold the personal information of millions on the black market.
13 people are now in custody, while the remaining defendants are awaiting extradition to the U.S.
originally posted by: tiredoflooking
a reply to: texasgirl
Amanpour was also an extremely close friend of JFK junior...they were even roommates in college. I remember seeing her interviewed after his death and thinking to myself...she has got to be CIA or something. Project mockingbird candidate for sure! Also its all of the connections and interviews over the years are incredible.
originally posted by: tigertatzen
a reply to: texasgirl
Thanks for the advice. I've visited a couple of threads about the whole birth certificate thing and I don't stick around long. It's interesting, but holy crap, what a convoluted can of worms.
originally posted by: jadedANDcynical
a reply to: AndyFromMichigan
Yes, the number is of sealed filings. That does not necessarily mean each one is a new indictment. The first series probably was. So let's say there were 4000 the first month and then that jumped to 9000. Some of those extra 5000 could have been filing extensions or other activity on the previous 4000 filings and are thus on the same cases.
Now that is not to say that the numbers we are seeing are under precedence in any kind, they are not. There are generall around 1100 (I think it's around this number, it may be a tad higher, bu not much) sealed filings a year as of the most recent information to be found, special thanks to Vasa Croe for finding that study.
Looking at the current amount of filings that have been placed under seal, we see something never before witnessed in American legal history.
tiger, check your PMs if you haven't already.
Infraud Organization was a cybercrime organization, operating between October 2010 and February 2018, that was involved in Carding, stealing personal credit card and online banking information.
The organization was created by Svyatoslav Bondarenko a 34-year-old man from the Ukraine.
The US Justice Department stated that, as of March 2017, the organization had 10,901 members.
In February 2018, authorities in the United States indicted 36 individuals involved with the organization and charged them with the theft of over $530 million. They also placed 13 people under arrest from six countries: including the United States, France, Australia, Italy, Kosovo, Serbia, and the United Kingdom and charged them with racketeering, conspiracy and other crimes.
originally posted by: AndyFromMichigan
Regarding the Shanghai bust: Some people have suggested that the images Q posted might be years old, but a Redditor has done research which disproves this. You can see the research here.
Basically, the median in the center of the road is a recent development. It was put in around a year ago. Older pictures do not show this median. That establishes a hard upper limit for how old Q's pictures could possibly be.