Operation Brutus

Mission Briefing

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Mission Briefing

from: [email protected]
to: [email protected]
date: March 01, 2022, 21:00 EET
subject: Briefing Operation Brutus

Hi,

Glad we’re able to get some resources for this, your department must be swamped right now with that shitshow going on. After a chase across the globe we were finally able to capture Maksim Kotova. He collaborated nicely, though given the current political climate and location of his arrest, he’s been detained in an undisclosed location.

Besides ratting out a few very high level government officials and people active as spies inside various western governments, Maksim gave us some intelligence on a wildlife smuggling operation. He didn’t know too much about it, but was contacted at some point to take part. Apparently he had some decency, because even he thought this was horrible and didn’t want any of it. He was however able to get us a “handler file”.

These files are a collection of information intended for the person in charge of the whole operation, from where the animals are hunted to wherever people buy them. Among the files are hunting grounds, destinations and also personal files in an encrypted folder. These belonged to the previous handler who fucked up his Op-Sec, they made him swim with fishes. It’s probably nothing important, but it was in there non-the-less. We will need your help in mapping this entire operation, this hopefully leads to a lot of arrests.

Below you’ll find a link to the information and a form to fill out all the details we need to stop their operations. I know it’s out of place, but… Happy Hunting.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/2yl7wty4m6y02qd/AACSBr89vxCqjBNlJGzJEwhxa

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