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Victims of fraud do not receive sufficient assistance

- 04 kwietnia 2019 - Bez kategorii

In April 2019 Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services published a report (click here to see report) about the fight against fraud in the UK. Research shows that the problem of insufficient support for victims of fraud affects many cases in the UK. Investigations are slow and ineffective. It can be said that […]

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Google Phishing Quiz – Would you pass it?

- 31 stycznia 2019 - Bez kategorii

Phishing is a very dangerous practice. It is an attempt to obtain confidential information (such as somebody’s username, their password or credit card details) by disguising as a trustworthy entity in electronic communication. This is usually done by e-mail spoofing or instant messaging. Most often, it directs users to enter data on a counterfeit website. Its layout is the same as in […]

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Business fraud rose by 78% in 2018

- 18 stycznia 2019 - Bez kategorii

Fraud cases increased by 78% in 2018. According to KPMG Forensic latest Fraud Barometer, the number of UK fraud cases worth more than GBP 100,000 that made it to court rose to 453 in the previous year. Their total value was esteemed for GBP 1.2 billion. With these growing statistics in mind, it looks like 2019 could be even worse. While the research […]

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Deutsche Bank headquarters raided over money laundering

- 29 listopada 2018 - Bez kategorii

On  November 29, 2018, Deutsche Bank AG’s offices including its headquarters in Frankfurt were being searched by prosecutors in a money-laundering probe, according to what the prosecutors said in a statement. Two bank employees, aged 50 and 46, were targeted as suspects in the case, according to the statement. Prosecutors said about 170 officials and police were involved in the raids. In […]

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The famous name used by fraudsters

- 09 listopada 2018 - Bez kategorii

Dominika Kulczyk, a daughter of the late Jan Kulczyk, has been in the group of the richest Polish women for years. Recently she has fallen a victim of a group of fraudsters who used her name to promote a shady business Crypto Revolt – the application for „automatic investing”, where its creators promise clients incredible profits, crediting it with the […]

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Significant rise of fraud victims under the age of 21

- 11 października 2018 - Bez kategorii

Young people are increasingly at risk of frauds and money scams. The anti-fraud organisation, Cifas, reports that identity fraud among people under 21 surged by 24% in the last nine months in comparison to 2017. The majority of fraud for under-21s is related to plastic payment cards – such as bank, debit, credit or store cards – with 34% […]

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