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USA | Evidence | New Technology Copies Voices in Minute 14/05/2017 | New Technology Copies Voices in Minute
CANADA | A new startup company based in Canada has created a technology which copies anyone's voice in just a minute. This poses a threat from the legal perspective, as it has massive harmful potential... Continue

USA | Intellectual Property | Amazon Sues Fake Merchandise Sellers 17/11/2016 | Amazon Sues Fake Merchandise Sellers
USA | Amazon has recently filed 2 lawsuits against third part sellers, claiming that the sellers are offering counterfeited products, thus causing damage to the company brand and reputation.Amazon has been .. Continue

France | Customer protection | Free sued for fruad 21/01/2013 | Free sued for fruad
FRANCE |  Consumer organization sues Free for fraud, claiming the service is not good as presented to customers. .. Continue

Belgium | Consumer protection | Consumer group suis Apple for Confusing Warranty 16/01/2013 | Consumer group suis Apple for Confusing Warranty
BELGIUM |  A Belgian consumer group sues Apple, claiming that Apple does not clearly communicate its warranty policies to consumers... Continue

International | Cyber Crime | U.S., Romania arrest more than 100 for cyber scams 17/07/2011 | U.S., Romania arrest more than 100 for cyber scams
INTERNATIONAL | U.S. and Romanian police have arrested more than 100 people in a year-long effort to stop Internet fraud schemes that have cost Americans more than $100 million, the U.S. Justice Department said on Fr.. Continue


Articles

USA | Cyber Crime | A call for rational discourse on identity theft 11/12/2007 | A call for rational discourse on identity theft
USA | The Federal Trade Commission last week announced the long-awaited follow-up to its 2003 Identity Theft Survey Report. The 100-page report boils down to one extraordinary finding: identity theft occurs.. Continue

USA | Cybercrime | Gas Stations Ripe for ID Theft? 26/06/2007 | Gas Stations Ripe for ID Theft?
USA | Using a credit card at a gas station could pose more of a risk for data theft than shopping online, as point-of-sale terminals have emerged as a weak link in the security chain... Continue

USA | Cybercrime | Three ways to fight back against phishing 10/01/2005 | Three ways to fight back against phishing
USA | Most of cybercrimes are punishable only when they actually succeeded. Therefore, phishing, - i.e. attempt by a third party to solicit personal and/or confidential information from someone else - isn`t.. Continue

USA | Digital Forgery | Tech Boosts the Fraudsters 12/09/2004 | Tech Boosts the Fraudsters
USA | Controversy over the veracity of recently released Bush National Guard memos has put the spotlight on digital forgery. These days, computers make document fakery easier -- and harder to detect -- than.. Continue

USA | Online fraud | We got law, but no enforcement 10/09/2004 | We got law, but no enforcement
USA | Because of the open nature of the Internet, there seems to be no immediate prospects that technology or law enforcement can stem the flood of online fraud... Continue


Legislation

U.K. | fraud | Fraud Act 2006 15/11/2006 | Fraud Act 2006
ENGLAND | The anti-fraud bill will become the law for England and Wales in early 2007... Continue


online

Canada | Fraud | ICPC - International Centre for the Prevention of Crime 31/05/2008 | ICPC - International Centre for the Prevention of Crime
CANADA | The ICPC is an international forum for national governments, local authorities, public agencies, specialised institutions, and non-government organisations to exchange experience, consider emerging kn.. Continue

Germany | Corruption | ICGG - Internet Center for Corruption Research 23/02/2008 | ICGG - Internet Center for Corruption Research
GERMANY | The Internet Center for Corruption Research provides you with the TI-Corruption Perceptions Index, a comparative assessment of countries` integrity performance, alongside with related academic researc.. Continue

New Jersey | Fraud | CFCA - Communications Fraud Control Association 11/01/2008 | CFCA - Communications Fraud Control Association
NEW JERSEY | The idea for the Communications Fraud Control Association began in February 1985 with a group of concerned communications security professionals from several different long distance carriers. Intent u.. Continue

South Africa | Fraud | SAFPS - South African Fraud Prevention Service 10/01/2008 | SAFPS - South African Fraud Prevention Service
SOUTH AFRICA | South African Fraud Prevention Service is a unique South African bred service which is committed to combating fraud in society and to offering the South African public a means whereby they can protect.. Continue

U.K | Fraud | FWN - Fraud Womenws Network 10/01/2008 | FWN - Fraud Womenws Network
ENGLAND | The Fraud Women’s Network (FWN) has therefore been set up to bring together women involved in all aspects of fraud prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution, to network and to share best pr.. Continue


Research

USA | Consumer protection | FTC Top 10 Consumer Complaint Categories for 2004 02/02/2005 | FTC Top 10 Consumer Complaint Categories for 2004
USA | The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published its annual report about consumer complaints. The report lists the top 10 categories of fraud-related complaints filed with the FTC in 2004: identity theft .. Continue


Legislative authorities, and the Rule of Law

U.K | Fraud | NAFN - National Anti-Fraud Network 10/01/2008 | NAFN - National Anti-Fraud Network
ENGLAND | The National Anti-Fraud Network of U.K Site. .. Continue

Scotland | Drugs | SCDEA - Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency 20/11/2007 | SCDEA - Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency
SCOTLAND | The SCDEA exists to prevent and detect serious and organised crime as it affects Scotland at a national and international level. Since its formation in June 2000 the Agency has achieved significant su.. Continue

U.K | Fraud | SFO - Serious Fraud Office 19/11/2007 | SFO - Serious Fraud Office
ENGLAND | The Serious Fraud Office is a government department and is part of the UK criminal justice system. Its aim is to investigate and prosecute serious and complex fraud and so deter fraud and maintain co.. Continue

U.K | Crime | SOCA - Serious Organised Crime Agency 05/11/2007 | SOCA - Serious Organised Crime Agency
ENGLAND | The Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) is an Executive Non-Departmental Public Body sponsored by, but operationally independent from, the Home Office. The Agency has been formed from the amalgam.. Continue


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