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Göteborg: 3 December 2018

Member news from the International Maritime Bureau and ICC

The latest confidential e-bulletin about fraud, law enforcement issues and defaults generally from the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is now available for members through the SCOL website (The Swedish Club Online member area).

At SCOL the December issue of Commercial Crime International can also be found. This newsletter from International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) includes the following topics:

  • Fraud: Freight forwarders warned about the increased risks associated with using switch bills of lading. Group carried out elaborate scam to rake in £1m from insurers. UK launches National Economic Crime Centre.
  • Money Laundering: Think tank calls for new European AML Authority.
  • Bribery and corruption: Billionaire paid millions in bribes to bank officials.
  • Cybercrime: Companies are advised to develop holistic defences to cybercrime, as cyber attacks in 2019 may be more prolific and sophisticated than in 2018. New tool available for GandCrab ransomware victims. Malaysia mulls taskforce to combat rising cybercrime.

Member Alert is published by The Swedish Club as a service to members. While the information is believed correct, the Club cannot assume responsibility for completeness or accuracy.

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