The Justice Department is ramping up its crackdown on money mules

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 3, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP U.S. law enforcement recovered nearly $3.7 million in fraud proceeds and charged more than 30 individuals for their alleged involvement in…

1,000 arrests made in online fraud crackdown, says Interpol

Police have arrested 1,003 individuals across 22 jurisdictions in the last few months as part of a Interpol-coordinated operation against online financial crimes, including the business email compromise (BEC) scams. …

Rapid Money Laundering Response Helps Intercept $27m

Rapid Money Laundering Response Helps Intercept $27m International law enforcers have arrested over 1,000 suspects and seized nearly $27m in criminal funds associated with online fraud and money laundering, according…

Fake Ransomware Infection Hits WordPress Sites

WordPress sites have been splashed with ransomware warnings that are as real as dime-store cobwebs made out of spun polyester. Fake red-on-black warnings have been plastered to hundreds of WordPress…

South African police arrest eight men suspected of targeting widows in romance scams

South African police have arrested eight suspects in connection to romance scams that defrauded at least 100 women. The gang used “sob stories” as a lure to push women —…

UK in Midst of $200m Crypto Fraud Epidemic

UK in Midst of $200m Crypto Fraud Epidemic Victims of cryptocurrency fraud have already lost over £146m ($200m) so far this year, a double-digit increase over 2020 figures, according to…

CryptoRom Scam Rakes in $1.4M by Exploiting Apple Enterprise Features

The campaign, which uses the Apple Developer Program and Enterprise Signatures to get past Apple’s app review process, remains active. Pyramid-scheme cryptocurrency scammers are exploiting Apple’s Enterprise Developer Program to…

Romance scammers exploit Apple's developer program to spread fake cryptocurrency apps

Written by Tonya Riley Oct 13, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Fraudsters are using the promise of love to lure victims into downloading fake cryptocurrency trading apps and then stealing their funds,…

International cryptocurrency scam ring targets European dating app users

An international scam ring is targeting dating app users in a romance scam to not only deprive victims of their cryptocurrency but also the control of their handsets.  On Wednesday,…