- ICC Commercial Crime Services
- International Maritime Bureau
- IMB Piracy Reporting Centre
- Counterfeiting Intelligence Bureau
- Financial Investigation Bureau
- Saturday, 13 August 2005 22:00
The ICC’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB) reports that acts of piracy are increasing at an alarming rate off the eastern coast of Somalia. Fifteen violent incidents have taken place since mid-March of this year. This is a dramatic increase compared with only two such attacks in all of 2004. Ships sailing in these waters are advised to be extremely cautious.
- Wednesday, 03 August 2005 23:00
The ICC Financial Investigation Bureau (FIB) is warning investors based in the Middle East to be wary if offered the opportunity to invest in any pre-IPO (Initial Public Offering) companies. The FIB is also recommending that caution be exercised in responding to any large-scale regional glossy magazine or newspaper advertisements making similar offers.
- Monday, 18 July 2005 23:00
According to a recently released report from the ICC’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB), the number of reported piracy attacks worldwide is down approximately 30%. Between January and June 2005, 127 acts of piracy were reported, a notable decrease from the 182 attacks counted during the same period in the previous year.
- Tuesday, 28 June 2005 23:00
The 6th annual ICC Commercial Crime Services Lecture and Workshop, held in London on 23 June, was host to over 150 participants in policing, banking, law, fraud investigation and forensic accounting.
- Piracy heats up in Somali waters
- Black-listed Nauru banks re-emerging
- Trade Fraud hits Iranian shipments
- Confronting criminal threats to banking and trade
- Share buy back scam targets investors in Middle East
- High costs of low value fraud
- Violence resumes in Malacca Straits
- Copycat websites on the rise