Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Fraud News

Q&A: How AI is helping businesses address fraud cases Special

Within healthcare there have been some recent serious cases of fraud, as well as across other businesses. One such affected company was Walgreens. According to expert, JJ Lopez Murphy, applying AI can help to address these issues.

Scammers preying on Notre-Dame donors, France warns

Paris - Fraudsters are taking advantage of the Notre-Dame fire to fool donors into handing over cash believing they are helping to rebuild the gutted Paris cathedral, officials have warned.

German prosecutors charge ex-VW boss with fraud

Frankfurt Am Main - German prosecutors said Monday they had charged former Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn and four other managers over "dieselgate", bringing the cheating scandal back into the headlines just as VW battles to move on from the affair.

German prosecutors charge ex-VW boss Winterkorn with fraud

Frankfurt Am Main - German prosecutors said Monday they had charged former Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn and four other managers over the group's "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal.

France reopens probe against Russian billionaire

Nice - French authorities have reopened a case against Russian billionaire Suleyman Kerimov and indicted him for tax fraud in connection with the suspicious purchase of five luxury villas in southern France, a prosecutor said Wednesday,"Mr.

Q&A: Experian's 2019 Global Identity & Fraud Report Special

Experian released its annual Global Identity & Fraud Report. The report found that 70 percent of consumers said they are willing to share more personal data with online retailers. To explain why, Steve Pulley, of Experian delves deep into current trends.

Parents of Italian ex-PM under house arrest in fraud probe

Rome - The parents of Italy's former prime minister Matteo Renzi were placed under house arrest on Monday amid an investigation into suspected fraudulent bankruptcy, judicial sources said.

Arrest of US investor 'should not affect investment climate': Kremlin

Moscow - The Kremlin on Monday said the arrest of a major US investor on fraud charges should "not affect the investment climate" in Russia.

New report into the extent of identity fraud released

Financial analysts Experian have released their annual “Global Identity & Fraud Report”. As well as highlighting concerns, the report indicates that consumers are willing to share more data with companies if this means enhanced security.

Major US investor in Russian court over fraud charges

Moscow - The US head of a major investment firm appeared in a Moscow court for a detention hearing Friday after Russia opened a fraud investigation into him and several of his colleagues.

Indian tycoon Mallya vows to appeal extradition from Britain

London - Tycoon Vijay Mallya on Monday promised to appeal Britain's decision to order his extradition to India to face fraud charges.

Google to help users spot 'dodgy websites'

Google is to do more to help users of Chrome to spot websites that are set-up to trick people into handing over personal information. These types of websites often seek to impersonate another brand by using certain letters and numbers.

Finland duped into paying aid money into wrong account

Apo - Finnish police said Thursday they were on the hunt for fraudsters who tricked the country's foreign ministry into paying about 400,000 euros ($453,500) of overseas aid money into a private bank account.

UK court rules to extradite Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya

London - A British court on Monday ruled Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya, the owner of Kingfisher beer and head of the Force India Formula One team, can be extradited to his homeland to face fraud charges.

Indian tycoon Mallya to find out extradition fate

London - Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya will appear in a London court on Monday to find out whether he will be extradited to his homeland, where he is accused of fraud.

EU court rejects Le Pen bid to halt expenses recovery

Apo - The top EU court on Wednesday rejected a bid by French far-right leader Marine Le Pen to halt the repayment of parliamentary expenses she used to pay a bodyguard.

Embattled Czech PM survives no-confidence vote

Prague - Embattled Czech billionaire Prime Minister Andrej Babis survived a no-confidence vote on Friday called by opposition parties over allegations that he had tried to hinder a fraud probe into his past business dealings.

Danske Bank whistleblower says he raised alarm four times

Copenhagen - A whistleblower who uncovered a massive alleged money laundering scheme at Danske Bank's Estonian branch told a Danish parliamentary commission Monday that he had notified his superiors four times about suspicious transactions but no action was ever ta...

Former president alleges fraud in Madagascar vote

Antananarivo - Former Madagascan president Hery Rajaonarimampianina on Thursday alleged that "many voting irregularities" pointed to fraud in this week's election, heightening fears of protests and a disputed result.

Italy fines Apple, Samsung for slowing phones

Rome - Italy's competition authority on Wednesday said it was fining Apple and Samsung 10 and five million euros ($11.5 and $5.7 million) respectively for the so-called "planned obsolescence" of their smartphones.

Mass tax trickery cost Europe 55 bln euros: report

Frankfurt Am Main - Two closely-related tax schemes have helped banks and investors avoid tax or even syphon cash directly out of European treasuries totalling billions more than previously thought, an investigation by 19 media revealed Thursday.

Top Belgian football rocked by fraud, match-fixing probe

Apo - Police raids across Europe on Wednesday sent shockwaves through Belgium's top football league as prosecutors targeted the country's biggest clubs over alleged fraudulent transfers and match-fixing.

Top Greek court orders inquiry into handling of EU funds

Atenas - Greece's Supreme Court on Monday ordered an inquiry into the handling of European funds paid to Athens to help the country cope with the migration crisis of 2015-16.

Swiss bank UBS on trial in France over tax fraud claims

Paris - The Swiss banking giant UBS goes on trial in Paris on Monday to face accusations it orchestrated a huge tax fraud scheme for wealthy French clients, with potential fines of billions of euros.

Danske Bank says US probing money laundering claims

Copenhagen - Danske Bank said Thursday it was being investigated by the US Department of Justice over possible money laundering related to more than $200 billion transferred through the Danish lender's Estonian branch.

Liberian cash safely in govt coffers: central bank

Monrovia - Liberia's central bank said Wednesday that $100 million US has been safely deposited in the West African country's reserves, dismissing rampant rumours that container-loads of banknotes had disappeared.

Spain court confirms jail term for ex-IMF chief Rato

Madrid - Spain's Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato's jail sentence of four years and six months for misusing funds in a case that sparked outrage when it was uncovered at the height of the country's economic crisis.

Volkswagen drops Audi chief accused of diesel fraud

Frankfurt Am Main - German car giant Volkswagen said Tuesday it was removing Rupert Stadler, the chief executive of subsidiary Audi who has been jailed in an emissions fraud probe since June, from his post and the parent group's board.

Tesla stocks tumble after SEC accuses Elon Musk of fraud

Shares of Tesla nosedived 12 percent in early trading Friday morning as Wall Street absorbs the implications of a lawsuit the Securities and Exchange Commission filed Thursday against CEO Elon Musk for defrauding investors.

EU gives Britain two months to pay 2.7 bn euros over China fraud

Apo - The EU on Monday gave Britain two months to recover 2.7 billion euros ($3.3 billion) in lost customs duties or risk referral to the EU's top court after London allegedly ignored a scam by Chinese importers.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 20 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Fraud


Fraud Image

A new report shows yet more corruption and fraud in private contractor abuse with relation to the oc...
A new report shows yet more corruption and fraud in private contractor abuse with relation to the occupations in Afghanistan and Iraq, costing US taxpayers "tens of billions" of dollars.
Photo courtesy US Army
A screengrab of an e-mail from Robin Dyer of the Bermuda Police - top part.
A screengrab of an e-mail from Robin Dyer of the Bermuda Police - top part.
Joann Elizabeth Wingate  56
Joann Elizabeth Wingate, 56
Pennsylvania State Police
Mayor of Montreal Michael Applebaum is under arrest.  Appelbaum is accused of corruption and fraud i...
Mayor of Montreal Michael Applebaum is under arrest. Appelbaum is accused of corruption and fraud in municipal affairs, amounting to 14 charges in all
Abdallahh
A screengrab of an e-mail from Robin Dyer of the Bermuda Police - bottom part.
A screengrab of an e-mail from Robin Dyer of the Bermuda Police - bottom part.
A screengrab of an e-mail from Robin Dyer of the Bermuda Police - bottom part.
A screengrab of an e-mail from Robin Dyer of the Bermuda Police - bottom part.
Babylon is another scam search engine. Don t click the link  don t click anything  close the page an...
Babylon is another scam search engine. Don't click the link, don't click anything, close the page and get rid of it.
Don t be fooled. There is NO such compulsory update from Yahoo! or anyone else. Give InboxAce a miss...
Don't be fooled. There is NO such compulsory update from Yahoo! or anyone else. Give InboxAce a miss.
A screengrab of an e-mail from Robin Dyer of the Bermuda Police - top part.
A screengrab of an e-mail from Robin Dyer of the Bermuda Police - top part.
Knight was caught on CCTV shopping at various Tesco  stores across the country.
Knight was caught on CCTV shopping at various Tesco stores across the country.
Screen grab
This advertisement claims you should  stock up on Sugar Detox Harmonized Water before you go on that...
This advertisement claims you should "stock up on Sugar Detox Harmonized Water before you go on that #Halloween bender to help improve sugar regulation and #detox all those sweets!"
Osmosis Pur Midical Skincare
File photo: Skating in Holland  Unknown author  Oil on canvas 31.8 x 46.4 cm. Sir Hugh Lane Bequest ...
File photo: Skating in Holland, Unknown author, Oil on canvas 31.8 x 46.4 cm. Sir Hugh Lane Bequest, 1917; on loan to the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, Dublin, since 1979. Signed: Jongkind, but likely to be a forgery.
National Gallery, London
Knight being attended by wife  Helen. She wrote a letter to the local paper in South Wales saying he...
Knight being attended by wife, Helen. She wrote a letter to the local paper in South Wales saying her husband had a doctor's certificate attesting to his illness.
Screen grab
A screengrab from the website of Colin Fry.  The dead can speak  but apparently they don t spell so ...
A screengrab from the website of Colin Fry. The dead can speak, but apparently they don't spell so good.
A rather primitive looking phishing attempt. Do not respond  but move to spam folder.
A rather primitive looking phishing attempt. Do not respond, but move to spam folder.
U.S. financial institutions are issuing credit cards with EMV computer chips  which are widespread i...
U.S. financial institutions are issuing credit cards with EMV computer chips, which are widespread in other parts of the world. They promise to be more secure than traditional magnetic stripe cards.
CreditCards.com
 Fraud
'Fraud'
Hot Docs
Official looking though this e-mail may appear  it is NOT from British Telecom.
Official looking though this e-mail may appear, it is NOT from British Telecom.

Latest News
Top News