Author: Michał

Italian authorities stopped a case of international carousel fraud

- 05 July 2019 - EN

According to the EU, carousel fraud, an international method of VAT evasion leads to losses of around EUR 50 billion in total per year.

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Money laundering charges against Jeronimo Martins employees

- 13 June 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. […]

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YouTube Videos Promoting False “Bitcoin Generator”

- 30 May 2019 - EN

Scammers are using the popularity of YouTube to create content about quick enrichment. This can potentially cheat many people. How? The videos promote a tool that will generate free Bitcoins for their users. It involves tricking someone into downloading a software under the pretence that they’re getting some sort of non-existent Bitcoin multiplying app. The […]

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Amazon falls victim of the cybercriminal fraud

- 09 May 2019 - EN

Amazon was the target of fraud between May and October 2018. Cybercriminals obtained access to around 100 seller accounts, and transferred cash into their bank accounts. Company confirmed to the news agency that it had completed an investigation into the incident. The hackers were draining the victims’ accounts out of cash earned through loans and […]

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Victims of fraud do not receive sufficient assistance

- 04 April 2019 - EN

In April 2019 Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services published a report (click here to see report) on 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 […]

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Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2018

- 19 March 2019 - EN

According to the latest research, Denmark is the country with the lowest risk of corruption.  It is followed by New Zealand, Finland and Singapore. Such results are given by Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2018. On the other side you will find countries such as Somalia, followed by Syria and South Sudan. This indicator […]

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Hilarious and Creative Scam in Poland

- 12 February 2019 - EN

Fraudsters bought property policies and then arranged flooding of the warehouses where the goods were located. Usually these were clothes which value was artificially inflated by means of forged invoices.

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Google Phishing Quiz – Can You Pass it?

- 31 January 2019 - EN

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. […]

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