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Saturday, 13 August 2005AdministratorAverage rating433 Piracy increasing on Somali coast /index.php/site_content/item/433-piracy-increasing-on-somali-coast
The ICC’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB) reports that acts of piracy are increasing at an alarming rate off the eastern coast of Somalia. Fifteen violent incidents have taken place since mid-Mar ...
Wednesday, 03 August 2005AdministratorAverage rating432 FIB uncovers pre-IPO scam /index.php/site_content/item/432-fib-uncovers-pre-ipo-scam
The ICC Financial Investigation Bureau (FIB) is warning investors based in the Middle East to be wary if offered the opportunity to invest in any pre-IPO (Initial Public Offering) companies. The FIB ...
Monday, 18 July 2005AdministratorAverage rating431 IMB Report Finds Piracy Declining /index.php/site_content/item/431-imb-report-finds-piracy-declining
According to a recently released report from the ICC’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB), the number of reported piracy attacks worldwide is down approximately 30%. Between January and June 2005, 1 ...
Tuesday, 28 June 2005AdministratorAverage rating712 Parmalat scandal examined at CCS lecture series /index.php/site_content/item/712-parmalat-scandal-examined-at-ccs-lecture-series
The 6th annual ICC Commercial Crime Services Lecture and Workshop, held in London on 23 June, was host to over 150 participants in policing, banking, law, fraud investigation and forensic accounting. ...
Sunday, 19 June 2005AdministratorAverage rating419 Piracy heats up in Somali waters /index.php/site_content/item/419-piracy-heats-up-in-somali-waters
ICC’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB) warns that acts of piracy are on the rise in Somali waters. Since March 2005, there have been at least five attempted hijackings, two of which escalated into ...
Saturday, 04 June 2005AdministratorAverage rating418 Black-listed Nauru banks re-emerging /index.php/site_content/item/418-black-listed-nauru-banks-re-emerging
ICC’s Financial Investigation Bureau (FIB) is warning that several blacklisted Nauru-registered banks still appear to be in operation. In 2002, the South Pacific island was designated a money launder ...
Sunday, 08 May 2005AdministratorAverage rating406 Trade Fraud hits Iranian shipments /index.php/site_content/item/406-trade-fraud-hits-iranian-shipments
Fraudulent activity in Iran’s secondary trade finance market has attracted the attention of the International Maritime Bureau (IMB), a unit of ICC’s Commercial Crime Services.
Saturday, 16 April 2005AdministratorAverage rating401 Confronting criminal threats to banking and trade /index.php/site_content/item/401-confronting-criminal-threats-to-banking-and-trade
Commercial crime experts gathered here last week to inform delegates at a conference hosted by ICC’s Commercial Crime Services (CCS) of current vulnerabilities in trade, shipping and banking and to s ...
Tuesday, 05 April 2005AdministratorAverage rating409 Share buy back scam targets investors in Middle East /index.php/site_content/item/409-share-buy-back-scam-targets-investors-in-middle-east
Investors in the Middle East are the most recent target of a cunning share buy back scam. The ICC Financial Investigation Bureau (FIB) has received details of the case and is following the fraud oper ...
Sunday, 27 March 2005AdministratorAverage rating415 High costs of low value fraud /index.php/site_content/item/415-high-costs-of-low-value-fraud
The re-emergence of a financial fraud specializing in low value commodities has the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) warning banks to be on their guard.