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Police take down mega scam site LabHost

Police take down mega scam site LabHost

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Interpol has hacked a massive scam website used by thousands of criminals to trick people into handing over personal information such as email addresses, passwords and banking details.

The site, called LabHost, was used by 2,000 criminals to steal users' personal details, the British Metropolitan Police said in a statement on Thursday.