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Governments must take more active role in AML efforts: ACAMS survey

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 12 Feb 2021

Financial institutions welcome plans to regulate firms for anti-money laundering (AML) efficacy but say more input is needed from governmental officials.

fintech, regtech, cryptocurrency, AML, money laundering, financial crime, data, FinCEN, SAR, law enforcement, ACAMS

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

Amazon to fight counterfeit reporting with law enforcement help

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 14 Jan 2020

Amazon.com aims to give more data on counterfeit goods to law enforcement in a further crackdown on fakes listed on its ecommerce sites, according to Reuters.

Amazon, law enforcement, fake listings, reporting, ecommerce, merchants, US, UK

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

Indian police gets training to spot cryptocurrency-related crime

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Jul 2019

Indian authorities have announced plans to provide an all-expenses paid police training session to become experts in detecting cryptocurrency-related crime.

cryptocurrency related crime, fraud prevention, training, education, crypto, cryptocurrency scams, India, law enforcement

Visa plans to tighten payments security in the Philippines

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 24 Jun 2019

Global leader digital payments provider Visa has outlined a robust approach for strengthening payments security in the Philippines over the next three years.

Visa, payments security, the Philippines, digital payments, payments provider, security, stakeholders, merchants, policy makers, law enforcement, accountholders, sensitive data, account details, tokenization, 3-D Secure, bank, payment gateway

ZenGo Wallet adopts FaceTecs facial biometrics

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

ZenGo has introduced a password-free security architecture based on multiple security layers, including biometric 3D face authentication.

ZenGo Wallet, security, crypto assets, cryptocurrency, FaceTec, facial biometrics, password free security, 3D face authentication, cryptographic asset, wallet, startup, risks, surveillance, law enforcement, attacks

Bitfinex, Tether contest USD 850 mln fraud court case

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 May 2019

Following the alleged fraud case involving Bitfinex and the Tether stablecoin, the two companies have officially contested the accusations.

Bitfinex, Tether, fraud, court case, cryptocurrency, stablecoin, the New York Attorney General, law enforcement, legal standards

Mastercard to help law enforcement agencies detect fraud in Singapore

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

Mastercard has announced its partnership with the Commercial Affairs Department of the Singapore Police Force to help law enforcement agencies detect payment card fraud.

MasterCard, Singapore, payment fraud, law enforcement, card issues

90 percent of illegal transactions linked to cybercrime

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 29 Nov 2017

EU law enforcement agencies have uncovered USD 36 million in illicit money transfers while revealing that nearly 90 % of 1,719 illegal transactions identified were linked to cybercrime.

cybercrime, money mules, web fraud, Europe, security, law enforcement