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25 APRIL 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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Friday, 24 April 2015

Record fine on Deutsche Bank may “shift culture”
US and UK regulators crack down on lending rate manipulations Read more ...

 
     

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Tracing the proceeds of fraud and punishing offenders

Unlike many jurisdictions, the English legal system offers effective means to track down, freeze and reclaim stolen assets. Jeremy Andrews (pictured), Sarah Ellington and Gregory Pantlin of legal firm DLA Piper outline the options open to victims.
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News - InvestigationsTuesday, 21 April 2015

Ex-IMF boss investigated for laundering
High profile case in Spain Read more ...

News - Court casesFriday, 17 April 2015

Fugitive battles Zuckerberg over Facebook ‘fraud’
Claim to ownership of US$231bn social media giant
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News - Cards and PaymentsWednesday, 15 April 2015

Target may pay banks US$20m for breach
Retailers close to settlement Read more ...

News - CybercrimeTuesday, 14 April 2015

Global operation targets Beebone botnet
Computers in US, Japan, India and Taiwan most affected by 'sophisticated' threat Read more ...

News - Court casesMonday, 13 April 2015

Satyam founder jailed for US$1.15bn fraud
Sentence after biggest ever Indian corporate fraud trial Read more ...

News - RegulationFriday, 10 April 2015

FCA blacklists ‘clone’ investment firm
Fraudsters use US company to mislead potential investors Read more ...

News - Money launderingThursday, 09 April 2015

Kenya freezes accounts of 13 FIs after terror attack
Somali remittance systems shut down Read more ...

News - CybercrimeThursday, 09 April 2015

Fake invoices contain malware
Businesses warned of fraud risk Read more ...

News - Court casesWednesday, 08 April 2015

Batista judge charged with embezzlement

Trial of former richest man in Brazil hits trouble

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News - ComplianceThursday, 02 April 2015

US fires compliance warning at HSBC
Criticism over lack of progress after 2012 DPA Read more ...

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

Events - General
Payments Fraud & Security
Maxine Wernick - Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Events - General
Cards & Payments Innovation Summit
Maxine Wernick - Tuesday, 14 April 2015

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

News - Court cases
Satyam founder jailed for US$1.15bn fraud
Maxine Wernick - Monday, 13 April 2015

News - Regulation
FCA blacklists ‘clone’ investment firm
Maxine Wernick - Friday, 10 April 2015

News - Money laundering
Kenya freezes accounts of 13 FIs after terror attack
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 09 April 2015

News - Cybercrime
Fake invoices contain malware
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 09 April 2015

News - Court cases
Batista judge charged with embezzlement
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 08 April 2015

News - Compliance
US fires compliance warning at HSBC
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 02 April 2015

Events - General
Data Risk Management in Financial Services
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 02 April 2015

News - Court cases
Former Autonomy bosses sued for US$5.1bn
Maxine Wernick - Wednesday, 01 April 2015

News - Cards and Payments
Remote bank fraud losses increase by 6%
Maxine Wernick - Monday, 30 March 2015

News - Regulation
FCA targets prevention of financial crime
Maxine Wernick - Thursday, 26 March 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 - Cards and Payments
Target latest - Login credentials stolen
Administrator - Friday, 14 February 2014

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

News - Regulation
Switzerland signs up to end banking secrecy
Administrator - Monday, 24 November 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 - Money laundering
Small banks warned over ML failures
Administrator - Monday, 17 November 2014

News - Regulation
Government sets out plans for tighter UK regulation
Administrator - Tuesday, 05 February 2013

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

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

article thumbnail Features - Data securityThursday, 19 February 2015

Attackers target low-cost POS systems
Retailers are tightening security strategies after a spate of major POS system breaches last year. Stephen Coty of Alert Logic looks at the industries hardest hit by data breaches and assesses the threats from new and emerging malware. Read more ...

article thumbnail Features - CybercrimeMonday, 02 February 2015

Cybercrime report: Who takes the blame?
When a company suffers a cyber-attack, who is held ultimately responsible – the company itself, the directors or the CISO? Where can companies turn for assistance? A special report in which fraud and security experts suggest methods of approach to a rapidly escalating problem. Read more ...

article thumbnail Features - ResearchThursday, 29 January 2015

2015 Predictions: Dramatic rise in cyber risk
Over the next few days we will be publishing ongoing Predictions from industry experts on the likely major developments in 2015. Keep checking back on this section to see what the New Year holds! Read more ...

Features - ComplianceTuesday, 13 January 2015

P2PE not the only PCI compliance option
The ongoing confusion over PCI requirements has been increased by the arrival of point-to-point encryption (P2PE). Kevin Burns, head of solution architecture at Vodat International, suggests there is another option. Read more ...

article thumbnail Features - ComplianceThursday, 13 November 2014

Comment: Is the Auditor-Client relationship too cosy?
The Tesco accounting scandal throws up some major questions regarding the power of major firms.

In whose interests are the auditors working, the company they are assessing or those of society? Is it healthy that there are only four major auditors? And should big retailers such as Tesco be allowed to exert such a huge level of power over suppliers? Read more ...

 
     
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