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14 MAY 2015
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Fraud Watch is the premier title reporting on fraud and money laundering in financial services. Providing a daily news service, it publishes contributed articles from industry experts; it reports extensively on the latest compliance requirements, laws and regulatory changes, and gives very wide coverage of the latest court cases, ongoing investigations and fraud threats. It reports on security issues, including data, PCI requirements, systems security, diagnostics and forensics.

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Thursday, 14 May 2015

Ethics training ‘vital’ to preventing insider fraud
Tone at the top is critical to reducing risk Read more ...

 
     

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Firms forced to confront cyberattack threat

Bank of England creates CBEST to require banks to perform penetration testing against online threats

The initiative is initially voluntary but may well become mandatory, so what are the implications for financial services companies?

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News - ResearchWednesday, 13 May 2015

97% fail to identify phishing emails
Global security quiz shows challenges in preventing info theft Read more ...

News - InvestigationsTuesday, 12 May 2015

Cisco fraud ring busted
Three arrested suspected of shifted US$10m of networking equipment Read more ...

News - InvestigationsTuesday, 12 May 2015

Football club boss fights extradition
Legal battle over bank asset stripping goes to High Court Read more ...

News - Cards and PaymentsMonday, 11 May 2015

Credit card fraud on the rise in Germany
Travel and tourism sector particularly affected Read more ...

article thumbnail News - Bribery and corruptionThursday, 07 May 2015

Alderman forced to leave OECD advisory group
Former SFO boss "a disappointment" say campaigners

A former director of the UK’s Serious Fraud Office, Richard Alderman, has stepped down from an OECD advisory group on bribery and anti-corruption following complaints. Read more ...

News - InvestigationsWednesday, 06 May 2015

MtGox bitcoin theft ‘started in 2011’
Report puts virtual currency security into question Read more ...

News - InvestigationsTuesday, 05 May 2015

Italian police make diversion fraud arrests
Ten held for alleged international scam Read more ...

News - Cards and PaymentsTuesday, 05 May 2015

Paytm bosses accused of enabling wallet fraud
Police claim start-up facilitated illegal transactions Read more ...

News - Company newsMonday, 04 May 2015

iSignthis enters into agreement with SolidTrustPay
Partnership for customer authentication Read more ...

News - CybercrimeFriday, 01 May 2015

EC puts cybercrime fight among top 3 priorities
Call for swift adoption of network and infosec Directive Read more ...

News - Research
97% fail to identify phishing emails
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 13 May 2015

News - Investigations
Cisco fraud ring busted
Maxine Wernick - Tuesday, 12 May 2015

News - Investigations
Football club boss fights extradition
Maxine Wernick - Tuesday, 12 May 2015

News - Cards and Payments
Credit card fraud on the rise in Germany
Maxine Wernick - Monday, 11 May 2015

News - Bribery and corruption
Alderman forced to leave OECD advisory group
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 07 May 2015

News - Investigations
MtGox bitcoin theft ‘started in 2011’
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 06 May 2015

News - Investigations
Italian police make diversion fraud arrests
Maxine Wernick - Tuesday, 05 May 2015

News - Cards and Payments
Paytm bosses accused of enabling wallet fraud
Maxine Wernick - Tuesday, 05 May 2015

News - Company news
iSignthis enters into agreement with SolidTrustPay
Maxine Wernick - Monday, 04 May 2015

News - Cybercrime
EC puts cybercrime fight among top 3 priorities
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 01 May 2015

News - Cybercrime
Cybercriminals change tactics due to Bitcoin decline
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 01 May 2015

News - Employee fraud
Company fears over insider threat security gaps
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 29 April 2015

News - Compliance
SWIFT KYC Registry now used in 109 countries
Maxine Wernick - Tuesday, 28 April 2015

News - Cards and Payments
Skimming gang use ‘ghost’ payment terminals
Maxine Wernick - Monday, 27 April 2015

News - Regulation
Record fine on Deutsche Bank may “shift culture”
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 24 April 2015

News - Investigations
Ex-IMF boss investigated for laundering
Maxine Wernick - Tuesday, 21 April 2015

News - Court cases
Fugitive battles Zuckerberg over Facebook ‘fraud’
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 17 April 2015

News - Cards and Payments
Target may pay banks US$20m for breach
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 15 April 2015

News - Cybercrime
Global operation targets Beebone botnet
Maxine Wernick - Tuesday, 14 April 2015

News - Bribery and corruption
Fraud Watch comment: India corruption protest shows power of social media
Administrator - Thursday, 25 August 2011

News - Court cases
Links page
Administrator - Saturday, 16 January 2010

News - Bribery and corruption
Fraud Watch Comment: What about Wimbledon?
Administrator - Monday, 31 January 2011

News - Bribery and corruption
Comment: The new FCPA Guidelines analysed by BakerHostetler
Administrator - Friday, 16 November 2012

News - Money laundering
Fraud Watch comment: Fine for MLRO highlights personal responsibilities
Administrator - Monday, 07 June 2010

News - Cards and Payments
Comment: Counterfeit fraud - the dangers of over-confidence
Administrator - Friday, 15 April 2011

News - Court cases
Comment: Latest warnings on data hacks fail to get through
Administrator - Wednesday, 18 January 2012

News - Risk
New boss for global securities rules body
Administrator - Tuesday, 06 March 2012

News - Court cases
ICSA Labs hires malware expert
Administrator - Friday, 11 November 2011

News - Research
Pope butler arrest the year’s top fraud story?
Administrator - Thursday, 20 December 2012

News - Risk
Book Review - Managing Fraud Risk - a practical guide for directors and managers
Administrator - Thursday, 06 February 2014

News - Court cases
Hedge fund manager convicted of £536m fraud
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 23 January 2015

News - Cards and Payments
Target latest - Login credentials stolen
Administrator - Friday, 14 February 2014

News - Regulation
FCA fines soar by over 300%
Administrator - Monday, 08 December 2014

News - Regulation
FCA hits choppy waters as three execs resign
Administrator - Tuesday, 09 December 2014

News - Cybercrime
Cyber-attacks: Who takes the blame?
Administrator - Thursday, 18 December 2014

News - Court cases
Verdict due in first SFO Bribery Act prosecution
Administrator - Thursday, 04 December 2014

News - Bribery and corruption
UK to create specialist anti-corruption unit
Administrator - Thursday, 18 December 2014

News - Cards and Payments
Money transfer provider hit by US$30.8m fraud
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 07 January 2015

News - Court cases
Ex-PwC worker charged over LuxLeaks
Administrator - Monday, 15 December 2014

News - ResearchWednesday, 13 May 2015

97% fail to identify phishing emails
Global security quiz shows challenges in preventing info theft Read more ...

News - InvestigationsTuesday, 12 May 2015

Cisco fraud ring busted
Three arrested suspected of shifted US$10m of networking equipment Read more ...

News - InvestigationsTuesday, 12 May 2015

Football club boss fights extradition
Legal battle over bank asset stripping goes to High Court Read more ...

News - Cards and PaymentsMonday, 11 May 2015

Credit card fraud on the rise in Germany
Travel and tourism sector particularly affected Read more ...

article thumbnail News - Bribery and corruptionThursday, 07 May 2015

Alderman forced to leave OECD advisory group
Former SFO boss "a disappointment" say campaigners

A former director of the UK’s Serious Fraud Office, Richard Alderman, has stepped down from an OECD advisory group on bribery and anti-corruption following complaints. Read more ...

 
     
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