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Scam messages received by Barclays, Halifax, HSBC, and Lloyds customers

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 30 Mar 2021

Scam messages, purporting to be from Barclays, Halifax, HSBC, and Lloyds have been issued in the past week – asking account holders to verify suspicious transactions.

Barclays, transactions , scam, online banking

MPs urges tech giants to act against online pension scams

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 29 Mar 2021

A committee of MPs has urged tech giants such as Google, Facebook, and Microsoft to stop the ‘immoral’ practice of profiting from the EUR 11.7 billion of pension fraud committed by internet scammers.

scam, Facebook, Microsoft, fraud management, regulation, FCA

Over GBP 34.5 million stolen in pandemic scams, UK police reports

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 26 Mar 2021

The UK’s police forces have recorded more than 6,000 cases of COVID-19 related fraud and cyber-crime during the pandemic, leading to a total loss of GBP 34.5 million since 1 March 2020.

cybercrime, payment fraud, scam, COVID-19

Large internet companies demanded to tackle online scams in the UK

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 22 Mar 2021

Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey has been lobbying the British government to initiate a legal requirement for large internet companies such as Google to take down financial fraud websites.

financial crime, bigtech, Bank of England, fraud detection, scam

Target, Walmart, Best Buy partner to fight counterfeiters on online marketplaces

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 17 Aug 2020

Target, Walmart, and Best Buy have initiated a coalition to fight counterfeiters on online marketplaces such as Amazon and eBay.

Target, Walmart, Best Buy, Coalition, counterfeiters, online marketplaces, Amazon, eBay, Buy Safe America Coalition, retail, third-party sellers, fake goods, fraudulent products, ecommerce, coronavirus, INFORM Consumers Act, scam

First Data to pay almost USD 40 mln to settle FTC charges

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 20 May 2020

Fiserv's First Data Merchant Services has announced it will pay nearly USD 40.3 million to settle US civil charges.

Fiserv, First Data, payments, FTC, charges, merchants, fraud, FTC, trade, credit cards, transactions , scam, risks, criminal prosecution, federal crime, accounts

Cifas data showcases phishing and bitcoin fraud on the rise

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

Cifas, the UK-based fraud prevention association, has highlighted the latest coronavirus-related scams and there has been a rise in scams related to phishing and bitcoin.

CIFAS, fraud prevention, coronavirus, scam, phishing, Bitcoin, fraudster, identity fraud

Easy scams are costing users of Facebook and PayPal millions

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 10 Mar 2020

Vulnerabilities in security systems at Facebook and PayPal have caused a scam that has costed consumers millions of dollars.

Facebook, PayPal, scam, fraud, loophole, bank transfer, fraud prevention, cybersecurity, US, UK, Russia

Lawyer behind OneCoin on trial for scamming crypto aficionados

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Nov 2019

The trial against Mark Scott, a US lawyer accused of laundering some of the proceeds from OneCoin, has begun in New York.

Onecoin, scam, cryptocurrency, money laundering, trial, tokens, US

Belgian Finance Authorities issue warning over suspected crypto sites

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 01 Nov 2019

Belgium’s Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) has issued a warning over suspected cryptocurrency scam websites.

cryptocurrency, scam, fraud prevention, online security, Belgium, Bitcoin

Fraudsters hijack Currys PC World's eBay, over 600 customers scammed

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 31 Oct 2019

Fraudsters have hijacked Currys PC World’s eBay account and have stolen thousands of pounds from Currys PC World customers.

Currys PC World, eBay account, fraudsters, scam, fraud prevention, PayPal, merchants, online security

New malware steals crypto wallet addresses

News | Cryptocurrencies | 30 Sep 2019

A new bit of malware called Masad Stealer has been revealed, and it can replace wallet addresses as one types them, thanks to malicious code injected into one’s browser.

malware, cryptocurrency, wallet, fraud, scam, credit card, Monero, Litecoin, ZCash, Dash, Ethereum

USD 556 mln lost by Punjab National Bank to fraudulent buying

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 09 Jul 2019

The Wall Street Journal has revealed that Punjab National Bank had been defrauded USD 556 million from a borrower, Bhushan Power & Steel.

Punjab National Bank, fraud, scam, borrower, banks, the Reserve Bank of India, loan, bankruptcy, accounts, scandal, supply chain, liquidity, credit, fraudulent activity

Bank Of Scotland fined GBP 45.5 mln for fraud

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

The Bank Of Scotland has been fined GBP 45.5 million for failing to report suspicions about a GBP 245 million fraud scandal.

Bank of Scotland, fine, fraud, scam, scandal, FCA, Financial Conduct Association, bank, justice, risks, HBOS, Lloyds Banking Group, loans

Google removes fake crypto wallets from its Play Store

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 May 2019

A new ESET report has confirmed that at least two fake cryptocurrency wallets were available for download on the Google Play Store.

Google, fake, cryptocurrency, wallets, Play Store, mobile wallet, ESET, currency. Crypto assets, mobile application, scam, fraud, fraudsters, victims, personal information, phishing, attacks, hardware wallet, tokens

India reported as 2nd in list of top phishing hosting nations

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

Phishing accounted for 29% of all fraud attacks in Q1 2019, with India standing second to the US on the list of top phishing hosting countries.

India, report, phishing, hosting nations, fraud, fraudsters, breach, scam, usernames, passwords, credit card, fraud attacks, CNP fraud, mobile apps, transactions , RSA

Hackers used Apple Pay to steal from prepaid cards

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 21 May 2019

Hackers have gained access to Apple Pay, carrying out fraudulent activities by using users’ logins and passwords from their mobile and internet banking.

Apple Pay, hackers, prepaid cards, scam, fraud, fraudsters, Euroset, passwords, bank accounts, Russia, payments, purchase, money theft, cardholders, authentication, incidents, two factor authentication

TSB thinks of a refund guarantee for fraud victims

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 15 Apr 2019

TSB has planned to unveil a ‘fraud refund guarantee’ in order to ensure its 5.2 million customers are reimbursed in full if they are an innocent victim of a scam.

TSB, refund, guarantee, fraud, victims, scam, bank fraud, UK, banking, fraudsters, transactions , payments, cybersecurity

Five banks and two companies investigated over diamond scam

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 21 Feb 2019

Banco BPM, UniCredit, Intesa Sanpaolo, MPS, and Banca Aletti, along with companies IDB and DPI, have been involved in an investigation for fraud and money laundering.

Banco BPM, UniCredit, Intesa Sanpaolo, MPS, Banca Aletti, IDB, DPI, banks, scam, fraud, money laundering, Italy, fees, tax police

Dankse Bank urged to shut down Estonian branch, after money laundering scandal

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

The Estonian Financial Supervision has issued a precept, announcing Danske Bank to terminate its activities in Estonia before the end of 2019.

Dankse Bank, Estonia, money laundering, scam, fraud, banks, transactions , risk