Tag Archives: Crime

29Oct/21

AI Phishing Defense Leader SlashNext Closes $26 Million Series B Funding

SlashNext, the leader in SaaS-based spear-phishing and human hacking defense across digital channels and apps, today announced it raised $26 million in Series B venture capital funding. With new investors Tom and Matt Gallo, Telia Group, and the ACTIVE Fund of the Ayala group, and participation from early investors Norwest, Wing, and Alter Ventures, the round brings SlashNext’s total funding to $43 million. Thomas Gallo also joins the SlashNext board of directors. Continue reading

12Apr/21

FICO Survey: UK Banks Struggled with COVID-19 Fraud and Money Laundering Surge

As cases of fraud and money laundering rose during the pandemic last year, banks in the UK faced unforeseen challenges. In a new study by global analytics software provider FICO and independent research firm OMDIA, 79 percent of respondents from UK banks said that working from home had a high or major impact on the effectiveness of their financial crime prevention. Continue reading

03Apr/21

Sobriety tag program launched in England

Colorado-based SCRAM Systems® has been working with the Ministry of Justice in England and Wales toward the effort of curbing alcohol-related crime. Courts in Wales have had the power to impose a compulsory drinking ban on people convicted of alcohol-related crime since late last year. Continue reading

24May/20

Mobvista Publishes 2020 Mobile Ad Anti-Fraud White Paper 2.0 to Expand the Toolkit for Fighting Ad Fraud

Ad fraud has become one of the greatest threats facing the fast-growing global mobile ad market. The Ad Anti-Fraud White Paper 2.0, published by Mobvista, takes a close look at the current state of mobile ad fraud, fraud types, and anti-fraud strategies, intending to improve the transparency and health of the mobile ad industry. Read more

13Nov/17

Human rights, killings not addressed in Duterte-Trump talks: Philippine spokesman

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (NOVEMBER 13, 2017) (REUTERS) – The issue of human rights and alleged extrajudicial killings in the Philippines was not discussed during a meeting on Monday (November 13) between U.S. President Donald Trump and counterpart Rodrigo Duterte, a Philippine spokesman said. Continue reading

09Nov/17

Threats of drug gang violence force Mexican schools to close

CHILAPA, GUERRERO, MEXICO (NOVEMBER 07, 2017) (REUTERS) – Threats by organised criminals against teachers and students have forced around 300 schools to remain closed for 48 days, in some areas of Mexico’s Guerrero state, one of the country’s states that is most plagued by drug-violence, the government has said. Continue reading

22Oct/17

UK police end armed hostage-taking at English leisure complex -BBC

NUNEATON, ENGLAND, UK (OCTOBER 22, 2017) (POPA MARIAN) – British police ended an armed hostage siege on Sunday (October 22), the BBC reported, saying there were no casualties after a gunman took two staff members hostage at a bowling alley in a leisure complex in central England. Continue reading

28Sep/17

14 people shot dead at Mexican drug rehab centre

CHIHUAHUA, CHIHUAHUA, MEXICO (SEPTEMBER 26, 2017) (REUTERS) – Fourteen people were shot dead on Tuesday (September 26) night at a drug rehabilitation centre in northern Mexico as part of a territory fight between two criminal gangs, a spokesman for the state attorney general’s office said. Continue reading