3500 Arrested in Global Operation HAECHI-IV Targeting Financial Criminals

Throughout a six-month worldwide police investigation known as HAECHI-IV, approximately 3,500 people have been arrested and $300 million worth of assets have been seized from 34 different nations.

Targeting a variety of financial crimes, including voice phishing, romance scams, online extortion, investment fraud, money laundering connected to illicit online gambling, business email compromise fraud, and e-commerce fraud, the exercise ran from July to December 2023.

To further prevent access to illicit proceeds, authorities also frozen related bank and virtual asset service provider (VASP) accounts. Authorities seized $199 million in tangible currency and $101 million in digital assets in total read more 3500 Arrested in Global Operation HAECHI-IV Targeting Financial Criminals.

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