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Payroll processing company’s CEO accused of committing 70 million USD fraud

- 24 września 2019 - EN

On Monday, the CEO and owner of a payroll processing company was arrested and charged with committing $70 million fraud. Michael Mann headed „the cloud-based payroll-and-HR service” company – MyPayrollHR, that was handling payrolls for about 1000 small businesses in the United States. He was accused of illegal acquisition of millions from banks and other financial institutions in […]

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Polish special services thwarted an attempt of a large scale amber smuggling

- 16 września 2019 - EN

On September 13, 2019, as part of a special operation, officers of the Central Anti-Corruption Bureau (Centralne Biuro Antykorupcyjne, CBA) detained 6 people, including two Ukrainian citizens claiming to be officers of the Ukrainian special services. The special operation conducted by the CBA concerns smuggling large amounts of amber on the territory of Poland. According to media reports, the […]

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North Korea has gained nearly $2 billion from cyber-attacks to develop weapons of mass destruction

- 08 sierpnia 2019 - EN

Reuters has managed to reach a confidential UN report which shows that North Korea used cyberspace to launch attacks on financial institutions and cryptocurrency exchange. According to the authors of the report, the stolen funds were to finance a programme for the development of weapons of mass destruction. The total amount of income generated in that process reached 2 billion dollars. UN […]

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All that glitters is not gold – Influencers’ frauds

- 25 lipca 2019 - EN

Becoming an influencer is the 21st century equivalent of becoming a celebrity, especially among members of younger generations. Unfortunately, many tend to choose shortcuts, including frauds on their way success. Who loses the most?

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Are your file transfers safe?

- 25 czerwca 2019 - EN

The file sharing service, WeTransfer, announced that for two days it was sending its users shared files to the wrong people. As this service is used to transfer what is considered private and potentially sensitive files, this could be a big privacy issue for affected users. According to emails directed to the users, on June 16th and 17th, files sent […]

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Money laundering charges against Jeronimo Martins employees

- 13 czerwca 2019 - EN

Ten Jeronimo Martins employees have been charged by the Portuguese Prosecutor’s Office. Among them, there is a high-level Polish worker. The Polish Press Agency refers to the Portuguese media, which informs that the investigation was initiated by the authorities of the Jeronimo Martins group. Ten people have been charged, four of them have been detained. According to media reports, […]

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