Secret Service Sting Targets Web Con Artists

The details of seven initial arrests, part of "Operation Rolling Stone," show that Federal investigators are learning to grapple with the details of cyber-crime.

In sharing information about an undercover federal investigation of Web frauds involving credit cards and stolen tax refunds, the Secret Service demonstrated that it can adapt with the times.

The seven initial arrests stemming from what the Secret Service has dubbed "Operation Rolling Stone" show that federal investigators have started to learn how to crack through deceptive IP addresses and encrypted IM communications. Secret Service Sting Targets Web Con Artists

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