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We worked closely with the police and our registrars to quickly carry out the instruction to shut down access to these sites.
Detective Superintendent Charlie McMurdie was the man who headed up the operation and as details of its success were released he made the following comments:This is the biggest operation of its kind in the UK. Where people are placing their credit card details onto an Internet site and that site is being controlled outside of the UK by criminal networks, then there’s the obvious potential those details will be used for other fraudulent activity.
Fraudsters target the victim’s desire to buy designer goods at reduced prices, particularly at this time of year. The risk begins when your desire to purchase blinds your judgement or leads you to illegal websites. If it looks too good to be true, it probably is
Goods being offered for sale on the now defunct websites included Ugg boots, GHD hair straighteners, along with jewelry from Tiffany Co and Links of London.
The BBC confirms that more than 400 sites were offering Uggs, unisex sheepskin boots widely thought to have originated in Australia or New Zealand in the early decades of the 20th century and fashion items in recent years, for sale.