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24 Suspected Credit Card Hackers Arrested In Global Sting

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NEW YORK, June 26 (Reuters) - U.S. authorities on Tuesday said 24 suspected hackers had been arrested in a worldwide sting operation targeting illegal trafficking of credit card information.

The two-year operation prevented $205 million in potential losses on hundreds of thousands of compromised credit and debit cards, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and federal prosecutors in Manhattan said. (Reporting By Basil Katz; Editing by Gary Hill)

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