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FBI, partners seize data-breach marketplace, alleged operators arrested

1 month ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / The seizure notice for WeLeakInfo even included the site's logo. Fancy.
On Wednesday, police in the Netherlands and Northern Ireland arrested two 22-year old men believed to be connected to WeLeakInfo, a site offering usernames and passwords from multiple data breaches for sale. At the same time, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, in coordination with the UK's National Crime Agency, the Netherlands National Police Corps, the German Bundeskriminalamt, and the Police Service of Northern Ireland, took down the domain for the site, redirecting it to a seizure notice .
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