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Wednesday, 17 September 2014Average rating1014 FIB reveals ‘grooming’ tactics in financial fraud /index.php/site_content/item/1014-fib-reveals-grooming-tactics-in-financial-fraudClick to subscribe
There is evidence to suggest that fraudsters are using ‘grooming’ tactics more frequently on unsuspecting organisations and individuals to commit financial crimes.
Wednesday, 20 August 2014Average rating1011 IMB: Guard against threat of cyber attacks /index.php/site_content/item/1011-imb-guard-against-threat-of-cyber-attacksClick to subscribe
The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is calling for vigilance in the maritime sector as it emerges that shipping and the supply chain is the ‘next playground for hackers’.
Monday, 11 August 2014Average rating1008 Illegal drugs top Customs’ fake goods seizures /index.php/site_content/item/1008-illegal-drugs-top-customs-fake-goods-seizuresClick to subscribe
Illicit medicines made up the bulk of seizures by customs enforcement agencies targeting intellectual property rights (IPR) breaches worldwide in 2013.
Tuesday, 22 July 2014Average rating947 IMB reports worrying trend of small tanker hijacks in Southeast Asian waters /index.php/site_content/item/947-imb-reports-worrying-trend-of-small-tanker-hijacks-in-southeast-asian-watersClick to subscribe
The Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) raises concerns over a worrying trend of small tanker hijacks in its 2014 half yea ...
Wednesday, 02 July 2014Average rating942 US Supreme Court ruling puts damper on patent trolls /index.php/site_content/item/942-us-supreme-court-ruling-puts-damper-on-patent-trollsClick to subscribe
A recent ruling by the US Supreme Court could have significant impact on patent assertion entities (or patent trolls as they are known) whilst clarifying software patent procedures.
Tuesday, 17 June 2014Average rating940 IMB warns of new threat to small tankers in South East Asia /index.php/site_content/item/940-imb-warns-of-new-threat-to-small-tankers-in-south-east-asiaClick to subscribe
The ICC Commercial Crime Services’ International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is warning small tankers to maintain strict anti-piracy measures in the South China Sea following a spate of tanker hijackings i ...
Tuesday, 27 May 2014Average rating938 Exposing Fraud: Risks and implications /index.php/site_content/item/938-exposing-fraud-risks-and-implicationsClick to subscribe
The consequences of exposing fraud within organisations, regulation surrounding whistleblowing and lesson to be learnt will be discussed at the upcoming ICC Commercial Crime Services (CCS) Annual Eco ...
Friday, 09 May 2014Average rating931 Report warns shipping of phishing scams /index.php/site_content/item/931-report-warns-shipping-of-phishing-scamsClick to subscribe
Information phishing has been identified as one of the main ploys used by fraudsters targeting the maritime industry.
Thursday, 24 April 2014Average rating917 Lowest first quarter figures since 2007 but no room for complacency, reports IMB /index.php/site_content/item/917-lowest-first-quarter-figures-since-2007-but-no-room-for-complacency-reports-imbClick to subscribe
The International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has revealed that piracy on the world’s seas is at its lowest first-quarter level since 2007, but warns that the threat is ...
Monday, 14 April 2014Average rating915 IMB warns of new charter party fraud tactics /index.php/site_content/item/915-imb-warns-of-new-charter-party-fraud-tacticsClick to subscribe
The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has warned of new charter party fraud incidents and is advising that all counterparties be investigated before deals are carried out.