More than 565 people on three continents were arrested as part of "Operation Global Con" -- an operation the Department of Justice called the largest operation ever directed at mass-marketing fraud schemes.

The operation, which began in March 2005, resulted in the arrest of 139 individuals in the United States, and an additional 426 arrests in Canada, Costa Rica, the Netherlands and Spain. More than 60 individuals have been convicted in the United States already.

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