Monthly Archives: January 2014

EUROPE’S NEW MAFIAS

Source: Al Jazeera 23 Jan 2014 No one paid the two men much attention as they approached the bank. It was around three in the afternoon in a small French town and customers had been coming and going to the … Continue reading

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HOW MONEY LAUNDERING WORKS.

The basic motivation behind most crime is to make money. If criminals want to use that money it needs to appear to have come from legitimate sources. This means they need to ‘clean’ or ‘launder’ it. There is no single … Continue reading

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AUSTRALIAN CRIME COMMISSION MONEY LAUNDERING

The Australian Crime Commission has today unveiled a year-long covert money laundering investigation codenamed Eligo following a record $5.7 million cash seizure in Sydney at the weekend (Saturday, 18 January 2014). The Eligo National Task Force, established in 2012 as … Continue reading

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FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION CONSUMER INFORMATION

As we know identity theft happens when someone steals your personal information and uses it without your permission. It’s a serious crime that can damage your finances, credit history, and reputation — and can take time, money, and patience to … Continue reading

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TARGET HELP

Target offers free credit monitoring and identity theft protection with Experian’s ProtectMyID. Resources related to Target’s data breach

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TARGET IDENTITY THEFT CASE THREE TIMES BIGGER THAN REPORTED

11 January 2014 extract from  ABC Report Retailer releases new information that shows more consumer data was stolen than originally thought. Target first announced a hacking incident involving 40 million customers more bad news from the retail giant. The company … Continue reading

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UK GOVERNMENT HELP AND ADVICE

UK Government help If you think you are a victim identity theft or fraud, act quickly to ensure you are not liable for any financial losses.

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AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT HELP AND ADVICE

AUSTRALIAN Government help Protecting your identity. Get your free information ebook. The booklet ‘Protecting Your Identity’ contains information on how to prevent becoming a victim of identity theft and what to do if your identity has been stolen.

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US GOVERNMENT HELP AND ADVICE

US Government help Knowing how to protect your information and your identity is a must in the 21st century. Here are some tips to doing it effectively.

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CONSUMERS WARNED AS ONLINE FRAUD SOARS

  Date August 8, 2013 – 12:42PM Iain Gillespie Origional article Sydney Moring Herald IT PRo Watch out: The ACCC recently reported a 65 per cent jump in online shopping scams. Photo: iStock Imagine a huge crime wave is sweeping … Continue reading

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