More than 800 arrested in global organized crime operation: FBI infiltrates criminals' phones with messaging app

More than 800 arrested in global organized crime operation: FBI infiltrates criminals’ phones with messaging app


Lecouffe described Trojan Horse Shield as “extraordinary in its global outcome.”

However, he used an encrypted messaging app called ANOM, developed by the FBI, in the operation. By deceiving the criminals, the authorities managed to install the application on their phones. In this way, millions of messages were tracked about drug trafficking, money laundering and even planned murders.


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