Articles with tag like: Europol

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RedCompass Labs releases quarterly RedFlag Accelerator update

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 07 Oct 2021

RedCompass Labs have announced the quarterly update of the RedFlag Accelerator typologies in the financial industry to help banks stop MSHT and protect children.

digital identity, fraud detection, financial crime, banks, Europol

European authorities uncovered trading scheme resulting in EUR 30 mln in losses

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 17 May 2021

The German authorities have initiated the investigation into a large-scale online investment fraud network with hundreds of victims across Europe, that caused EUR 30 mln in losses.

cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency exchange, money laundering, trading platform, Europol, online security

Hungarian authorities break up EUR 8 mln VAT fraud scheme

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 01 Apr 2021

The Hungarian National Tax and Customs Administration (NTCA) has dismantled an organised criminal group (OCG) suspected of facilitating VAT fraud and money laundering.

Europol, fraud detection, fraud management, money laundering

Europol takes down DarkMarket website

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Jan 2021

Europol has taken the DarkMarket website (an illegal marketplace) offline, following a probe by German investigators with the assistance of seven other nations.

Europol, DarkMarket, fraud, money laundering, illegal marketplace, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, credit cards

Europol and law enforcement authorities join forces to uncover money mules

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 03 Dec 2020

Europol together with law enforcement authorities from 26 countries have announced the results of the European Money Mule Action ‘EMMA 6’.

AML, money mules, Europol, fraud prevention, financial crime, money laundering

Carding Action operation prevents EUR 40 mln in losses due to payment card scam

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 27 Nov 2020

Carding Action 2020 has prevented approximately EUR 40 million in losses due to payment card scam.

Europol, fraud prevention, card fraud, Carding Action 2020, payment card scam, law enforcement, credit card data

EUR 4 million seized in large money-laundering bust in France

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 16 Nov 2020

An 18-month investigation led by the French National Gendarmerie (Gendarmerie Nationale) and supported by Europol put an end to a large money-laundering network.

EFECC, French National Gendarmerie, Europol, money laundering, criminal organisation, financial crime, France

20 arrests in QQAAZZ multi-million money laundering case

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 16 Oct 2020

20 individuals suspected of belonging to the QQAAZZ criminal network which attempted to launder tens of millions of euros on behalf of the world’s foremost cybercriminals have been arrested.

cybercriminals, Europol, fraud prevention, bank accounts, money laundering, cryptocurrency, banks, QQAAZZ, tumbling services

Italy and Romania take down cyber fraud ring

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 07 Jul 2020

The Italian National Postal and Communication Police Unit and the Romanian National Police, supported by Europol and Eurojust, have dismantled an organised criminal group involved in financial fraud, cybercrime, and money laundering.

Europol, Eurojust, CEO fraud, organised criminal group, financial fraud, cybercrime, money laundering, money mules, Italy, Romania

Hacking group accessed over EUR 600k in loyalty points, caught in Poland and Switzerland

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 06 May 2020

Polish and Swiss law enforcement authorities, supported by Europol and Eurojust, have discovered a hacking group that accessed more than EUR 600k in loyalty points and sold them on to another criminal group.

Europol, loyalty points, security, fraud, hackers, cybercrime

Spain: more than EUR 10 mln from ghost football player transfers laundered

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 26 Feb 2020

Since 2018, the Spanish Civil Guard (Guardia Civil) has been investigating two football agents linked to one of the most relevant player representation agencies in Europe.

Spanish Civil Guard, Guardia Civil, money laundering, tax evasion , Europol, Spain, football

European police tracks suspected darknet fake banknote buyers

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 17 Dec 2019

European police have carried out house raids across Europe targeting buyers of fake banknotes.

Europol, darknet, fake banknotes, central bank, fake documents, Europe, Tor, darknet

Europol, Eurojust, EBF step up their efforts to crack down on money mule schemes

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 04 Dec 2019

Law enforcement authorities from 31 countries, supported by Europol, Eurojust and the European Banking Federation (EBF), have stepped up their efforts to crack down on money mule schemes.

Europol, Eurojust, money laundering, money mulre AML, law enforcement, romance scams, social engineering, banks, fraud prevention, Europe, bank account

FS-ISAC, Europol join forces to combat cybercrime in financial services

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 19 Sep 2019

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) have partnered to combat cybercrime within the European financial services sector.

FS-ISAC, Europol, cybercrime, law enforcement, financial crime

New report calls for renewed attention to ATM physical security

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 18 Jun 2019

Europol and the European Crime Prevention Network (EUCPN) have launched a call for a strategy to combat and prevent ATM physical attacks.

Europol, European Crime Prevention Network, EUCPN, ATM physical attacks, fraud prevention, ATM security

Law enforcement agencies and Bitdefender launch new tool to fight ransomware

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 18 Jun 2019

A new decryption tool for the latest version of the most prolific ransomware family GandCrab has been released free of charge on www.nomoreransom.org.

GandCrab, ransomware, BitDefender, Europol, cybersecurity, dark web, fraud prevention

Cryptocurrency laundering service Bestmixer.io taken down

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 May 2019

The Dutch Fiscal Information and Investigation Service (FIOD), together with Europol, and the authorities in Luxembourg have clamped down on Bestmixer.io.

euro, cryptocurrency, laundering service, Bestmixer.io, Europol, FIOD, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Bitcoin, money laundering, fraud, criminal activities, mixed cryptocurrencies, transactions

Europol EC3 strengthens relationship with MRC

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 08 Apr 2019

The European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) has signed a MoU with Merchant Risk Council (MRC), an association engaged in fighting ecommerce fraud.

Europol, European Cybercrime Centre, MRC, merchants, ecommerce, fraud

Europol coordinates action against buyers of counterfeit money on the Darknet

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 10 Dec 2018

All over Europe, law enforcement agencies performed actions against suspects who bought counterfeit euro banknotes on illegal platforms on the Darknet, according to Europol.

Europol, counterfeit money, darknet, euro, Bitcoin, mining, Germany, Austria, fraud prevention

Europol, Diebold Nixdorf join forces to strengthen cybersecurity

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 19 Nov 2018

Europol has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Diebold Nixdorf with the aim of improving the cybersecurity knowledge sharing.

Europol, Diebold Nixdorf, cybersecurity