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    Vietnam to ban cryptocurrency to fight fraud

    How will the ban on virtual assets affect the investment climate and business? Vietnam's Finance Ministry has announced plans to ban or regulate virtual assets by May 2025. The decision of the authorities was part of efforts to combat money laundering. The 17-point action plan aims to remove...
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    One time password / 2Fa

    Yo guys, I have some questions regarding OTP (and OTP Bots), would be nice if you mind helping me: - In what forms do Victims get the OTP? Is it a code by sms/Email or do they have to confirm it on their banking app? - If the victims get the code per sms: Does the bank tell them that the code...
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    Moscow region police detained a resident of Ufa, involved in the theft by fraud of 4 million rubles

    Employees of the Criminal Investigation Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia in the Moscow region, together with colleagues from the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia "Balashikha", detained a 36-year-old native of Ufa, suspected of fraud. According to preliminary...
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    Slave trade and extortion: how the KK Park online fraud factory works

    The investigation revealed which online crimes brought $100 million to the Myanmar fraud syndicate. Researchers have revealed that a newly built "fraud factory" on the Myanmar-Thailand border has earned almost $100 million in less than 2 years. Details about the activities of online criminals...
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    Fraud in WhatsApp: gave "bank employees" 160,000 euros

    On Wednesday, February 21, the State Police received a statement from a resident of Kuldiga about fraud. The woman, having trusted scammers who posed as bank employees and the police, lost more than 160,000 euros, the structure reports. During the" processing " of the victim, the scammers...
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    Nginx split: Developer unhappy with "Corporate Interference", creates Free fork

    Maxim Downin, one of the creators of Nginx, is leaving the project due to disagreements with F5. One of the key developers of Nginx, the most popular web server in the world, announced his departure from the project. He stated that the project is no longer perceived by him as "a free and open...
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    The Ham Sandwich Theorem: Math against Electoral Fraud

    An example from the United States shows how cheating with counties can lead to unfair results. Imagine you decide to have lunch and make a ham sandwich. Suddenly you slipped, and your lunch flew in all directions: ham under the plate, one piece of bread on the floor, another on the ceiling. It...
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    Kurgan resident charged with 25 counts of fraud using a fake account will appear in court

    The investigator of the investigative unit of the SU of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia in the Kurgan region has completed the investigation of a criminal case against a 22-year-old resident of Kurgan, accused of 25 episodes of fraud. During the investigation, it was established that...
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    The court arrested a group of people accused of fraud against elderly Muscovites

    The Presnensky District Court of Moscow remanded in custody for 1 month and 28 days a group of people accused of committing fraud on a particularly large scale through the Telegram messenger in relation to elderly citizens in the capital, the press service of the court reported. Yevgeny...
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    One more call and ... the US authorities decided to seriously take up the fight against AI fraud

    Deepfakes in robocalls are officially banned. What does this mean for victims and perpetrators? The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has imposed a ban on the use of AI technologies to create robotic calls. This decision was a response to the frequent cases of fraud, in which...
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    Thai authorities accused the top manager of the Zipmex crypto exchange of fraud

    The Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand (SEC) has filed charges of fraud and deception of clients against the management of the Singapore trading platform Zipmex. According to the authorities, Akalarp Yimvilaya, as regional CEO, allowed the transfer of customer funds stored on Z...
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    The head of the Bitcoin exchange Bitsonic was imprisoned for seven years for fraud

    The CEO of the South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bitsonic, Jinwook Shin, was sentenced to seven years in prison for participating in a fraudulent scheme worth 10 billion won ($7.5 million). Local media reported this. According to the case file, from January 2019 to May 2021, Shin...
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    SEC accuses founder of Bitcoin Academy of $1.2 million Fraud

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged the founder of the online course American Bitcoin Academy, Brian Sewell, and his company Rockwell Capital Management with fraud. According to the agency, 15 students who want to learn how to trade digital assets were deceived for a...
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    In Novosibirsk, the investigation of a criminal case on fraud has been completed

    An investigator of the Investigative Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the city of Novosibirsk has completed the investigation of a criminal case under parts 1 and 2 of Article 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation against two men and a woman aged 27 and...
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    In Moscow police officers stopped the scheme of fraud at remote registration of credits

    Operatives of the Department of Economic Security and Anti-Corruption of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia in Moscow, together with employees of the Department" K " of the SEB of the Federal Security Service of Russia, stopped the activities of members of an...
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    Cyber police exposed a group of intruders in fraud under the guise of investing in a casino

    Residents of the capital placed ads in social networks and Telegram channels and through a special website, where they offered to receive super-profits from investing in casinos. Malefactors convinced citizens to transfer money through the payment system to controlled bank cards. However, more...
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    Suspects of fraud under the pretext of selling cryptocurrency were detained in Khakassia

    Employees of the department for combating the illegal use of information and communication technologies of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Republic of Khakassia detained seven residents of the region. They are suspected of a series of remote frauds committed by an organized group that...
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    Grodno resident sentenced to five years in prison for fraud: 11 people were injured

    The Leninsky District Court of Grodno sentenced a man who took other people's money by deception to five years in prison. BELTA was informed about this by the press service of the Grodno Regional Court. The previously convicted defendant was serving a sentence of community service. At the same...
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    Founders of cloud mining service HashFlare arrested for $575 million fraud

    Estonian law enforcement agencies detained two founders of the closed cloud cryptocurrency mining service HashFlare. They are suspected of participating in a $575 million fraudulent scheme. The HashFlare service was created in 2015 and allowed users to rent cloud capacity for mining...
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    Two Saratov residents are suspected of committing fraud

    In Engels, an individual entrepreneur contacted the police department and reported fraud committed against him. The 49-year-old applicant explained that he sells and delivers flowers and related holiday gifts, posting relevant offers on the website with the possibility of online payment. During...
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