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SEB, Swedbank, Danske Bank shares drop amid US investigation report on money laundering

News | Payments General | 18 Dec 2020

SEB, Swedbank, and Danske Bank shares have dropped amid US investigation report, Reuters cited Swedish newspaper Dagens Industri reports.

SEB, Swedbank, Danske Bank, financial crime, FBI, money laundering, fraud, banking, AML, sanctions

DOJ's Inspector General advises FBI on developing a 'dark web strategy'

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 18 Dec 2020

The Department of Justice’s chief watchdog has suggested that The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) needs to develop a ‘dark web strategy’.

DOJ, FBI, crypto, darknet, fraud prevention, cybercriminals, traficking, US

JP Morgan improves payment fraud protection for SME clients

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 30 Sep 2020

US-based lender JP Morgan has boosted payment fraud protections for its small and mid-sized business customers, according to Reuters.

JP Morgan, payment fraud protection, SMEs, fraud, SMBs, scammers, COVID-19, pandemic, payment fraud, suspicious payments, bank, fraud hub, legitimate-looking emails, email fraud, FBI, fraudsters

Challenger bank Dave affected by data breach

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 28 Jul 2020

US-based challenger bank Dave has confirmed that it was the victim of a data breach that impacted up to 7.5 million customers.

Dave, challenger bank, US, United States, data breach, Waydev, TPP, bcrypt, GitHub Oath token, FBI, CrowdStrike

Hackers exploit plugin vulnerabilities, FBI warns

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 19 May 2020

The FBI has warned that hackers are exploiting a three-year-old vulnerability in a Magento plugin to take over online stores.

FBI, Magento, online stores, plugin vulnerability, malicious script, web skimming, e-skimming, bug, attacks, malicious code, payment details, hackers, credentials, fraud

FBI reveals report of top countries which are cybercrime victims

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 24 Feb 2020

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crime Report for 2019 has revealed that India stands third in the world among top 20 countries that are victims of internet crimes. 

India, cybercrime, victims, FBI, UK, Canada, internet crimes, scams, fraud, criminals, fraudulent actions, pharming

Internet fraud cost Americans USD 3.5 mln in 2019, FBI says

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 13 Feb 2020

Via an annual report on cybercrime, FBI has revealed that criminals are focusing on previously successful internet scams to defraud businesses and individuals in the US. 

cyberscams, ransomware, FBI, fraud, cybercrimes, US, phishing, BEC, threats, account compromise, financial information

Fraudster uses phone scam, pretending to be FBI

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 28 Jan 2020

The FBI has warned the public regarding a phone scam that spoofs or fraudulently displays the FBI’s telephone number on the victim’s caller ID.

phone scam, FBI, money, Spoofing, fraudulent activities, iD, impersonation, government

MyPayrollHR CEO arrested, charged with bank fraud

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 30 Sep 2019

MyPayrollHR CEO has been arrested and allegedly confessed he absconded USD 35 million in payroll and tax deposits from customers.

MyPayrollHR, bank fraud, FBI, fraud prevention, tax deposits, payroll, check kiting, checks

Operation Rewired arrests 281 people over money-transfer frauds

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 13 Sep 2019

An operation conducted by FBI, called Operation Rewired, has led to the arrest of 281 people, in 10 countries, suspected of carrying out large-scale money-transfer frauds.

Operation Rewired, FBI, wire transfer fraud, BEC fraud, money transfers, fraud prevention

FBI finds Nigerian executive responsible of USD 11 mln email scam at Caterpillar

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 20 Aug 2019

Obinwanne Okeke, a Nigerian businessman that stole USD 11 million from one victim alone, has been accused of business email compromise fraud (BEC).

email compromise fraud, FBI, fraud prevention, wire transfers scams, online security

FBI seeks information from victims of crypto exchange QuadrigaCX

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Jun 2019

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has asked victims affected by the QuadrigaCX collapse to come forward and complete a questionnaire to aid with its investigation.

FBI, victims, QuadrigaCX, cryptocurrency, exchange, Canada, iD, verification, transactions , wallet, bank accounts, US, cold wallets, private keys, fraud

FBIs annual security report shows cyber-enabled costs rose in 2018

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 29 Apr 2019

The statistics gathered by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) revealed that Internet-enabled theft was responsible for over USD 2.7 billion in financial losses in 2018.

business email compromise, confidence fraud, cybercrime, FBI, US, fraud prevention, online security

FBI seizes USD 4.5 mln cryptocurrency in dark web bust

News | Cryptocurrencies | 28 Mar 2019

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has revealed its latest dark web investigation, which saw over USD 4 million worth of cryptocurrency seized from criminals.

FBI, cryptocurrency, dark web, online criminal activity, Gold, DEA, HSI, CBP, regulations, government, identity, fraud, cybersecurity

Exclusive interview with the FBI on ICOs and cryptocurrencies

Interviews | Interviews | 19 Feb 2019

ICOs and cryptocurrencies have experienced a dramatic increase between 2017 and 2018, and fraudsters know it

FBI, ICO, crypto, cryptocurrencies, STOs, money laundering, Bitcoin ATM, fraud prevention, fraud scheme, due diligence

FBI investigates payment fraud case in Teton school district

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 27 Dec 2018

The US police has been notified of a USD 784,833.71 payment made to a fraudulent bank account, accessed through a district email account.

FBI, payments, fraud, Teton, banks, US, insurance, risk management, funds, accounts

Facebook confirms 29 million users affected by data breach

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 16 Oct 2018

Facebook has announced that cyber attackers stole data from 29 million accounts using an automated program that moved from one friend to the next.

data breach, cyber attack, Facebook, phishing, FBI

US government warns FIs to stay alert on malicious cash-out scheme

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 12 Oct 2018

The FBI together with the US government have identified indicators of compromise (IOCs) used by the North Korean government in an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cash-out scheme.

FBI, US Government, malicious campaign, cash out scheme, US, ATM, FASTCash, banks, HIDDEN COBRA

FBI urges banks to review security in the face of ATM cashout blitz

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 21 Aug 2018

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has been warning banks that cybercriminals are preparing to carry out a global fraud scheme known as an “ATM cash-out”.

Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, online security. fraud prevention, Brian Krebs, ATM, phishing, malware

FBIs internet crime unit reports USD 1.4 bln in cyber-fraud losses

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

Over 300k consumers announced cyber-fraud attacks to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) in 2017, with reported losses exceeding USD 1.4 billion.

whaling, phishing, ransomware, Internet Crime Complaint Center, FBI, study, research, business email compromise