From stolen baby formula to hot GPS devices, the Internet can be like a virtual chop shop on the wild Web frontier.
Criminals fence billions of dollars of goods online every year, and the anonymous transactions benefit common thieves, mobsters and even terrorists.
But federal agents in Kansas City are attacking with new software, and industry giants recently agreed to unite to fight the problem.
The U.S. Secret Service in Kansas City is beginning a six-month test of a new computer program that launches high-speed hunts for sites selling stolen goods.
“One man who used it solved a case in 11 minutes,” said Charles Green, special agent in charge of the Secret Service in Kansas City.
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