As a result of a joined action coordinated at the European level, about 700 money mules have been identified and 81 people have been arrested after the police interrogated 198 victims. The money mules had put their account at the disposal of other criminals.
The number of internet banking fraud cases remained at a stable level as compared to the 2014 figure. Febelfin wants to draw the attention to the need for constant vigilance as for the different kinds of fraud and also warns against a new fraud technique: bank card phishing.
Today, Wednesday October 7, 2015, Febelfin has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cybersecurity together with the Financial Services – Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) in Atlanta in the United States.