The CBI had raided and made arrests in Pune in connection with world’s biggest hacking mafia. On a tip off from United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation, CBI had raided four places including Mumbai, Pune and Ghaziabad and arrested the alleged mastermind hacker in India – Amit Vikram Tiwari (31), son of a former army colonel. Amit also have a team of hackers from various countries. They reportedly hacked 900 email accounts in the last 2 years.
Several of their clients also include big corporate clients, marriage disputes and legal issues. The team would charge some where between $250 to $500 for hacking an email account. The cases of national security, corporate hacking, financial fraud and hacking into government departments and secret units are being lodged on Amit. It is said that simultaneous arrests were made in three other countries too but the details are not known.