FBI nabs one of its Most Wanted Cyber Fugitives


On November 4, 2014, FBI announced the arrest of John Gordon Baden, 38, who was considered one of San Diego, California’s FBI Most Wanted Cyber Fugitives. Baden was arrested on November 1, 2014, in Tijuana, Mexico, by officers from the Tijuana Municipal Police Department). Tijuana PD officers were working with FBI agents. 

The FBI this week said it had nabbed one of the agency’s Cyber’s Most Wanted outlaws — John Gordon Baden – who is charged with stealing the identities of 40,000 people and then using the information to siphon millions of dollars from brokerage or bank accounts. The FBI said it arrested Baden on November 1 in Tijuana, Mexico, in cooperation with the Tijuana Municipal Police Department. He has since been turned over to Customs Border Protection officers and FBI agents in the US and is slated to go before a judge this week.

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