Popular crypto scams

Most popular crypto scams and how to avoid them

Crypto scams are a plague Although we are in a crypto winter with the crash on the markets also driving down the crypto valuations, we still receive emails from victims telling us about the scammers trying to convince them to invest in promising crypto ventures. So Crypto scams are still

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Interview EFRI

Interview Part II: Decipering cybercrime and scams!

For Part, I of the interview with the EFRI founder Elfriede Sixt go here. Q 6. How did BitRush develop into the Lenhoff cybercrime case? Although knowing about the money laundering claims, Joachim Kalcher, the then technical chief operator of Bitrush Corp, teamed up with Uwe Lenhoff. He continued to pursue his

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AAvoid downloading Anydesk

Avoid downloading ANYDESK!

During the hearing of the witnesses in the Vienna Cybercrime Trials last week (please read more here on FinTelegram), it got evident that the remote software tool AnyDesk was involved in all fraud cases. More or less all Gal Barak’s victims told the judge that the boiler room agents heavily pushed them to download

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WIRECARD Money Laundering Complaint

EFRI´s Wirecard Money laundering complaint

At the end of June 2020, Wirecard, a DAX- listed Financial Service Company, imploded. Wirecard has enabled fraudsters to receive and distribute illegal funds for more than two decades. We summarized our findings of Wirecard´s money laundering activities in a money laundering complaint filed in January 2020. They played a

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