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Monday, 29 February 2016Nesrin ErcanAverage rating1163 Europe steps up fight against terrorist financing /index.php/site_content/item/1163-europe-steps-up-fight-against-terrorist-financing
As the financial sector grapples with the question of Britain possibly leaving the EU, there are moves within the Union to tighten laws against terrorist financing.
Tuesday, 02 February 2016Nesrin ErcanAverage rating1154 IMB: Maritime piracy hotspots persist worldwide despite reductions in key areas /index.php/site_content/item/1154-imb-maritime-piracy-hotspots-persist-worldwide-despite-reductions-in-key-areas
London and Kuala Lumpur, 2 February 2016 – Piracy and armed robbery on the world’s seas is persisting at levels close to those in 2014, despite reductions in the number of ships hijacked and crew cap ...
Tuesday, 22 December 2015Nesrin ErcanAverage rating1150 Ernst & Young’s FIDS identifies top fraud and corruption trends for 2016 /index.php/site_content/item/1150-ernst-young-s-fids-identifies-top-fraud-and-corruption-trends-for-2016
Cybersecurity fears, anti-bribery/anti-corruption enforcement and information governance resulting from data privacy and information sharing rules have been identified in Ernst & Young's (EY) Fraud I ...
Wednesday, 02 December 2015Nesrin ErcanAverage rating1145 IMB warns of suspect switched bills of lading scheme /index.php/site_content/item/1145-imb-warns-of-suspect-switched-bills-of-lading-scheme
The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has recently uncovered a new switched bills of lading tactic that it is warning its customer banks about.
Friday, 06 November 2015Average rating1139 Social media spurs online sale of fake goods in UK /index.php/site_content/item/1139-social-media-spurs-online-sale-of-fake-goods-in-uk
The number of social media sites now facilitating the sale of counterfeit goods in the UK has increased enormously during the 2014/15 period, creating additional burden on rights owners and enforceme ...
Monday, 02 November 2015Average rating1137 Arrests and prosecutions – a positive response to piracy /index.php/site_content/item/1137-arrests-and-prosecutions-a-positive-response-to-piracy
Despite an overall global reduction in serious piracy attacks this year, the International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB PRC) cautions against complacency in its 2015 report for the ...
Tuesday, 06 October 2015Average rating1131 OECD: ‘Whole of government’ approach needed to tackle financial crimes /index.php/site_content/item/1131-oecd-whole-of-government-approach-needed-to-tackle-financial-crimes
The OECD has called for increased co-operation and information sharing between countries’ money laundering and tax administrations to fight financial crimes.
Tuesday, 15 September 2015Average rating1127 GLOBAL reporting mechanism required to curtail piracy /index.php/site_content/item/1127-global-reporting-mechanism-required-to-curtail-piracy
In the shadow of alarming global statistics showing a continual increase in the number of piracy and armed robbery attacks against merchant ships, an international gathering of key maritime stakehold ...
Tuesday, 08 September 2015Average rating1123 Millions lost due to wire transfer fraud /index.php/site_content/item/1123-millions-lost-due-to-wire-transfer-fraud
Millions of dollars have been lost due to a sophisticated scam targeting businesses working with foreign suppliers and/or firms that regularly perform wire transfer payments.
Wednesday, 12 August 2015Average rating1116 Criminals still prefer cash for money laundering /index.php/site_content/item/1116-criminals-still-prefer-cash-for-money-laundering
A recent study by Europol has shown that cash remains criminals’ instrument of choice to facilitate money laundering, in spite of the rapidly changing face of criminality and the rise of cybercrime.