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A prolific money launderer who processed more than £6m has been convicted after a National Crime Agency investigation.
Like most scams, it will be years before Bitconnect’s operators have felt the full weight of their actions. However, the US government wants victims to help bring the $2.5 billion crypto Ponzi scheme to justice.
The Financial Conduct Authority has found “areas of concern” in the London wholesale market following its inquiry into the space.
It's been revealed that alert bank staff and local police stopped more than 350 people from being defrauded out of £2 million in Sussex in 2018.
UBS chief executive Sergio Ermotti has vowed to protect its dividends after being hit by a €4.5bn fine in a French tax fraud trial.
INVESTMENT fraudsters are using increasingly sophisticated tactics to part people from their savings, and this is the most dangerous time of year for it. Yet many potential targets admit they would not know they were being scammed until it was too late.
In September 2018, the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (EUROPOL) released their annual cyber fraud report, the 2018 Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA). The comprehensive, 72-page report details key findings from EUROPOL’s assessment of the vast amount of criminal intelligence, investigation and enforcement actions information gathered by police and regulators across Europe that deal with fraud and criminal use of the internet.
WILSONS Auctions, a leading advisory service for worldwide law enforcement agencies, is to hold its first bitcoin auction in a world first for any private auction house having signed a significant contract with the Belgium Federal Government.
A RAPID-response scheme set up by banks and the police prevented potential fraud victims in Hampshire from being scammed out of £1.4million in 2018.
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