Member Alert

Member Alert

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.

Visiting address

The Swedish Club
Gullbergs Strandgata 6
SE-411 04 Gothenburg
Sweden


Postal address

The Swedish Club
Gullbergs Strandgata 6
P.O Box 171
SE-401 22 Gothenburg
Sweden


Phone/Fax/E-mail

Tel +46 31 638 400
Fax +46 31 156 711
E-mail swedish.club@swedishclub.com

Emergency

GOTHENBURG:
+46 31 151 328

Piraeus:
+30 6944 530 856

Hong Kong:
+852 2598 6464

Tokyo:
+81 44 222 0082

Oslo:
+46 31 151 328

The Swedish Club is a member of: